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