Crew 275 EVA Report 23-02-2023
EVA # 10
Author: Jeremy Rabineau (Commander and EVA Leader)
Purpose of EVA: To perform the photogrammetry experiment with the 3D map.
We went to North Ridge, where the two subjects of the experiment tried to find some specific markers while the operator of the experiment onsite took time measurements and drew their trajectory on a map. In addition, the two subjects were equipped with a step counter.
Start time: 09:08
End time: 10:55
09:08 Airlock closed.
09:13 Exiting the airlock.
09:17 The EVA Crew leaves the Hab with the rovers (Spirit and Curiosity).
09:26 The EVA Crew arrives at North Ridge. EVA crew cannot hear EVA leader when he is on channel 1, so he switches to channel 2.
09:37 The EVA Crew has already reached the two first checkpoints.
09:49 The EVA Crew has reached the five first checkpoints.
09:54 Mission accomplished: The EVA Crew has successfully reached all the checkpoints. They will take some time for pictures and walking a bit around North Ridge.
10:22 The EVA Crew decides to go back to the rovers.
10:27 The EVA Crew is at the rovers and starts its way back to the Hab.
10:36 Both rovers are safely parked at the MDRS.
10:38 Airlock closed.
Destination: North Ridge.
Coordinates (use UTM WGS 84): N4252000 E519000
Participants: EVA Leader: Jeremy Rabineau (Crew Commander & Subject), Alexandre Vinas (Crew Astronomer & Subject), Quentin Royer (Crew Engineer & Operator)
Hab Com: Alice Chapiron (Crew Scientist)
Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Cow Dung Road until North Ridge, near the intersection with “Gateway to Candor”, we will then walk towards North-West for an estimated 600 meters from the rover. (See map attached)
Mode of travel: Driving and walking.