EVA Report – January 4th

Crew 238 EVA Report 04-01-2022

EVA # 1

Author: Pedro José-Marcellino

Purpose of EVA: Training EVA

Start time: 11:16 AM

End time: 12:26 AM

Narrative: Short training EVA to Marble Ritual, as pre-determined by Mission Support. Based on tasks organized for the day, Team 1 was led by XO Marcellino. The destination appeared to be a short distance away and was found fast. We were told to look for a man-made structure, and thus kept an eye out for a marble structure. But having identified the correct location, we quickly realized there was no such thing. Instead, seeing three sticks with bowls from afar, we discussed the possibility of some sort of ancient Martian ceremony passing glass marbles from a container to the another. Yet, upon closer inspection we realized the bowls were in fact cake pans coloured after the Mars Trilogy books – hinting at a marble cake. Good one, Mission Support.

Destination: Marble Ritual

Coordinates (use UTM NAD27 CONUS): 38.41 N by 110.79 W

Participants: XO Marcellino, GHO Sandor, ART Pokrywka

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: MDRS access to Cow Dung Road, headed N-NE toward Pooh’s Corner where we parked. Proceeded on foot 200 m due E.

Mode of travel: Rover Spirit (lead) and Rover Opportunity


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