EVA Report – March 5th

Crew 275 EVA Report 05-03-2023

EVA # 17

Author: Alexandre VINAS (crew astronomer and EVA leader)

Purpose of EVA: Change of battery for all the instruments, as well as data retrieval.

Start time: 10:18

End time: 11:30


10:18 Airlock closed

10:28 EVA crew arrived at the destination.

MegaAres instrument was off. Its 12V battery had a level of 8.6V.

LOAC malfunctionned. Its battery was fully charged but the instrument was off (even if it was turned on during the last EVA). LOAC was removed.

11:02 Change of the batteries of PurpleAir and data retrieval.

11:18 Change of the batteries of Field mill and data retrieval.

11:25 EVA crew left the site of the instruments.

11:30 EVA crew back at the rovers.

11:45 EVA crew back in the hab.

Destination: Between the Hab and Marble Ritual near the road.

Coordinates (use UTM WGS 84): N4251000 E518500

Participants: EVA Leader: Alexandre VINAS (Crew astronomer), Alice Chapiron (Crew Scientist)

HAB COM: Quentin Royer (Crew Engineer)

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Drive Cow Dung Road 0110 to a place just before Marble Ritual (see map on the attached picture)

Mode of travel: Curiosity

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