Operations Report – December 19th

SOL: 9
Name of person filing report: Jesus Meza-Galvan
Non-nominal systems: All systems nominal.
Notes on non-nominal systems: No non-nominal systems.
Spirit rover used: No
Hours: (before EVA)
Beginning charge: (Before EVA)
Ending charge: (On return from EVA, before recharging)
Currently charging: Yes
Opportunity rover used: Yes
Hours: 150.4
Beginning charge: 100%
Ending charge: 35%
Currently charging: No
Curiosity rover used: No
Beginning charge:
Ending charge:
Currently charging: Yes
Perseverance rover used: Yes
Hours: 280.1
Beginning charge: 100%
Ending charge: 27%
Currently charging: No
General notes on rovers: Rovers are functioning properly.
Summary of Hab operations:
WATER USE: 20 gallons
Water (static tank): 308 gallons
Static tank pipe heater (on or off): On
Static tank heater (on or off): On
Toilet tank emptied: No.
Summary of internet: Internet is nominal.
Summary of suits and radios: Suits and radios are nominal.
Summary of GreenHab operations:
WATER USE: 2.5 gallons (1.5 gallons for watering plants, 1.0 gallons for research in science dome).
Heater: On
Supplemental light: On
Cilantro – 4g
Summary of ScienceDome operations: ScienceDome was used for semiconductor research. Silicon samples were annealed inside Oven #1. A 1 liter graduated flask was placed in the oven alongside the samples to create a high-moisture environment to induce oxide growth on the surface of the silicon samples. The oven was maintained at 250°C starting at 2 pm. The experiment is ongoing and will end at 10 pm tonight.
Dual split: Heat or AC: On
Summary of RAM operations: (Tools used, work done): RAM was not used today but a tool was borrowed and moved to the science dome. The Dremel stand (drill press) was moved to the science dome to attach a UV-lamp and at a constant distance for a photolithography experiment. The press is currently inside of the laminar flow hood and will be used tomorrow, then moved back to the RAM.
Summary of any observatory issues: All systems are nominal.
Summary of health and safety issues: No health or safety issues.
Questions, concerns and requests to Mission Support: None.

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