EVA Report – April 17th

Crew 245 EVA Report 17-04-2022
SOL: 7
EVA #: 9
Author: Simone Paternostro

Purpose of EVA: EVA to collect a biological sample, retrieve the lost shoe sensor and perform a mapping run with the drone.

Start time: 15:30
End time: 18:00

Narrative: The crew took Spirit and drove in the direction of Peanut hill where they followed the path performed on Sol 7 and found the lost shoe sensor. After that, they walked to Peanut hill to collect a sample for the microbiology experiment. Once collected, they went back to the rover and drove to the Wash tank where they performed the mapping of part of the area with a quadcopter.

Destination: Peanut hill and Tank wash
Coordinates (UTM NAD27 CONUS): 4252697 N; 519588 E
Participants: Simone Paternostro (EVA Commander), Vittorio Netti (HSO)
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Cow Dung Road and Galileo Road
Mode of travel: Rover and Walking"