Operations Report – November 9th

Crew 239 Operations Report 9-11-2021

Name of person filing report: Aidan Moga

Non-nominal systems: toilet, generator

Action taken for non-nominal systems: Toilet continues to leak from fitting, the temporary solution of closing the valve has successfully reduced the water leakage. The generator is still down, so power is continued to be conserved. Due to the cloudy weather, the power was more rationed. As per Outpost’s request, the heating was turned off, along with all nonessential lights and unused crew suits. Additionally, all device charging was minimized, and rovers weren’t charged according to power-saving protocols.

Daily crew water use: 20 gallons

GreenHab water use: 4 gallons

Hab toilet tank emptied: Yes

Rovers used: Yes

Notes on rovers (report nominal or any anomalies): The ignition in Curiosity was loose, making it more difficult to start the rover during EVAs. Will do an engineering EVA tomorrow, in better weather.

Summary of Crew and Mission Support internet: Nominal

Summary of suits and radios: Nominal

Campus-wide inspection, if action is taken, what and why?: Nominal

Summary of general operations: The tunnel system was inspected

Summary of Hab operations: The Hab toilet tank was emptied.

Summary of GreenHab operations (note any harvested crops):

Temperature throughout Sol 2:

9:31 a.m. -> 70.4 degree F with 19% humidity
2:22 p.m. -> 71.1 degree F with 19% humidity
5:51 p.m. -> 67.3 degree F with 20% humidity
Hours of Supplemental Light:

From 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. for watering, transplanting, and cleaning the GreenHab

Time(s) of watering for crops: 6:00 p.m.


Organization and cleaning the GreenHab happened most of the day. I rearranged all the pots and placed them along with the watering cans and stakes on the front most shelf of the hab.

Harvested 0.75 lbs of rosemary

We plan on making either mozzarella rosemary bread or a rosemary garlic butter

Transplanted the mint and rosemary plants from the herb bed to the hanging pots closest to the blue tank. Since these plants are known to ‘take over’ a garden, it is best to separate these plants into their own pots for better control.

All the zucchini’s have a disease on the leaves that cannot be identified. Need assistance on how to handle this (images attached to this email).

The crew measured the blue tank to figure out how much liquid it can hold and calculated it to be ~242 gallons. We figured it out by measuring the volume of a dodecagon cylinder.

Support/ Supplied Needed: Would it be possible to have a type of manure?

Summary of ScienceDome operations: Nominal

Summary of RAM operations: Nominal

Summary of any observatory issues: NA

Summary of health and safety issues: HSO report filed

Questions, concerns, supplies needed, and requests:

The crew is requesting some waste removal. Burnable and non-burnable waste was placed in the rear airlock. Additionally, the oil change receipt was put in the airlock.

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