EVA Report – March 11th

Crew 263 EVA Report 11-03-2022

EVA # 22

Author: Nicolas WATTELLE

Purpose of EVA: Dismounting of our outdoor experiments’ devices

Start time: 9:32

End time: 10:27


EVA participants checked the rover batteries just in case. The obtained information is:

Perseverance: Usage Duration – 228.6 Battery Charge – 100%

Spirit: Usage Duration – 157.7 Battery Charge – 100%

Opportunity: Usage Duration – 87.1 Battery Charge – 100%

Curiosity: Usage Duration – 171.1 Battery Charge – 100%

Nicolas, Marine, Elena and Matheo went to the atmospheric experiment location by rover. They arrived at 9:40. They dismounted the different devices, and brought them back to the Hab, using rovers, at 9:57.

Cerise the Habcom, after depressurization, took the devices inside the Hab.

Then, by foot, Nicolas, Elena, Marine and Matheo went to the antenna location. There, they dismounted the antenna.

They were back at the airlock with the instrument at 10:22.

Depressurization ended at 10:27.

Destination: Intersection between Cow Dung Road and Entrance Road. The atmospheric experiment devices are set up in a circle of radius 2 m. Behind the Hab, where the antenna is set.

Coordinates (use UTM NAD27 CONUS): 518288 E, 4250586 N

Participants : Nicolas Wattelle (EVA Leader), Mathéo Fouchet, Marine Prunier, Elena Contreras.

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Entrance Road

Mode of travel: Rover (to go to the atmospheric experiments location), Foot (to go to the antenna location)

Used rover: Curiosity, Opportunity

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