Supplemental Operations Report 2 Mar 2022
Name of person filing report: Shannon Rupert
Reason for Report: Routine
Non-nominal systems: Nothing to report
Action taken for non-nominal systems: n/a
Generator: Still being manually run at night. Approximate hours 9 pm to 7 am.
ScienceDome Dual Split: Off
Solar—Charge controllers off at night.
Solar— SOC is nominal. Nice to be able to see what’s going on again.
Notes on power system: We are once again back where we were at the beginning of the season. Both the generator and the solar system are nominal. Autostart is not working.
Propane Reading, station tank – 70 %
Propane Reading, director tank— 60 %
Propane Reading, intern tank— 54 %
Propane Reading, generator— 41 %
Ethanol Free Gasoline – not known gallons. There are four gas cans together. Three of them have old gas with ethanol and one doesn’t, but I don’t know which one that is.
Water (Outpost tank) – 100 gallons
Sojourner rover used: No
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: Yes
Notes on rovers: Nothing to report
ATV’s Used: (Honda, 350.1, 350.2, 300): Honda, 350 (whichever one is working)
Reason for use: making sure they are in operating order
Oil Added? No.
ATV Fuel Used: 0 gallons
# Hours the ATVs were Used: 0.5 hours
Notes on ATVs: Both started quickly and ran well.
HabCar used and why, where? no
CrewCar used and why, where? no
Luna used and why, where? Yes, to town for package pickup
Campus-wide inspection, if action is taken, what and why? Nothing to report
General notes and comments: Nothing to report
Summary of general operations: Nothing to report
Summary of internet: The Hab account is still online. The technician who is doing the upgrade still does not know when he will be here. I installed Starlink today but need more information about our account before making it operational.
Summary of suits and radios: Nothing to report
Summary of Hab operations: Added a humidifier to the upper deck. We purchased them for the trailers and found the added humidity in the air is very nice.
Summary of Outpost operations: The intern trailer’s greywater tank is broken. I have not looked at it yet.
Summary of GreenHab operations: Nothing to report
Summary of ScienceDome operations: Nothing to report
Summary of RAM operations: Added analog tire gauge to inventory. Currently, it is in the drawer with the water filter wrench, for no reason except that it fit.
Summary of any observatory issues: Waiting for a second part which is scheduled to arrive tomorrow.
Summary of health and safety issues: Nothing to report.