Operations Report – May 1st

SOL: 7
Name of person filing report: Dave Laude/Sergii Iakymov
Non-nominal systems: Furnace. Room#2 door knob. Percy left rear tail light non-functional, but brake lights are working.
Notes on non-nominal systems: Furnace is functional and we remain cautious over limiting to early morning only. Infrequently used now. Door knob feels like it’s about to fail.

Spirit rover used: No
Hours: 176.3
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 61
Currently charging: Yes

Opportunity rover used: No
Hours: 97.0
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: Yes

Curiosity rover used: No
Hours: 187.3
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 59
Currently charging: Yes

Perseverance rover used: No
Hours: 238.0
Beginning charge: 100
Ending charge: 100
Currently charging: Yes

General notes and comments:

Summary of Hab operations:


Water (static tank): Not full. 270 gallons.

Water (loft tank): 37 gallons
Water Meter: 158228.5 units

Static to Loft Pump used – Yes
Static tank pipe heater (on or off): Off
Static tank heater (On or off): Off
Toilet tank emptied: Yes

Summary of internet: Nominal

Summary of suits and radios: Batteries charging. Suit 10 battery was at 2AHr (new is 7AHr) and so will be replaced with a new battery currently testing. This will leave 5 new battery replacements in inventory.

A note for Scott Davis re. one-piece suit from Dave Laude. I have used it about 8 times and like it. There are a few improvements in my mind that would make them fantastic for me:
1-Some of us want to carry the bulk of the weight on our waist as the shoulders get sore otherwise. The straps have a limited capacity to do so I found because the "overhang" part of the suit above the shoulders contacts the shoulders when attempting to transfer much of the weight to the waist by loosening shoulder straps. Suggest an arch be cut above the shoulders. Note that the waist belt is tight.
2-There is too much transparent area in the helmet allowing too much hot sun on the top of the head where there are no eyes. Consider making the top opaque.
3-Use barrel connectors for the charger port as we discussed before. More reliable and much easier to plug and unplug. I suppose it could easily result in accidental pull out, but astronauts should be able to manage it.

Summary of GreenHab operations: NA


Heater: N/A

Supplemental light: N/A

Harvest: None

Summary of ScienceDome operations: Not used.

Dual split: Heat or AC, On or Off

Summary of RAM operations: None

Summary of any observatory issues: NA

Summary of health and safety issues: Per HSO report all crew members are feeling good and can participate in EVA.

Questions, concerns and requests to Mission Support: N/a