Operations Report – April 8th

Crew 279 Operations Report 08-04-2023

Crew 279 Operations Report 08-04-2023
SOL: 6
Name of person filing report: Ioana Dimitrova
Non-nominal systems: robotic observatory, Opportunity
Notes on non-nominal systems:
Robotic observatory: awaiting for a solution from the manufacturer.
Opportunity Rover : see rover section
Spirit rover used: yes
Hours: 215.0
Beginning charge: 100%
Ending charge: 51%
Currently charging: yes
Opportunity rover used: no
Hours: 120
Beginning charge: 100%
Ending charge: 100%
Currently charging: yes
Curiosity rover used: yes
Hours: 228.0
Beginning charge: 100%
Ending charge: 54%
Currently charging: yes
Perseverance rover used: no
Hours: 260.4
Beginning charge: 100%
Ending charge: 100%
Currently charging: yes
General notes on rovers: one of the battery wires on the driver side of Opportunity is corroded out and needs to be replaced.
Summary of Hab operations: Music influence on stress experiment was conducted. Mid-mission report and video. Mid-mission cleaning.
Water (static tank): 370,1
Static tank pipe heater (on or off): off
Static tank heater (On or off): off
Toilet tank emptied: yes
Summary of internet: used from 14:00 to 21:00 for experiments and reports.
Summary of suits and radios: Radios charging nominal. Suits charging nominal.
Heater: Off
Supplemental light: Off
Harvest: 17g cherry tomatoes
Summary of ScienceDome operations : Filming and editing for mid-mission video. Anonymous questionnaires on FOMO experiment. Some bacteria was put at 37 degrees to verify that it is growing correctly.

Dual split: Heat or AC, Off

Summary of RAM operations: 3D design and test printing of new and better knobs for the oven following Operations Report of SOL 1 (stem too long to turn in an optimal way). If they work better than old knobs we will ask Mission support if we can replace the old ones. Old knobs still work nominal but could be optimized.

Design of 3D rotor blade for rotor blade experiment.

Summary of any observatory issues: see above for robotic observatory. New Mexico observatory used for M51. See observatory report for more details.

Summary of health and safety issues: none

Questions, concerns and requests to Mission Support:

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