EVA Report – February 12th

Crew 292 EVA Report 12-02-2024

EVA #009


Purpose of EVA: To collect samples of concretions, soil, water and rocks. To mark the locations of different types of weathering and concretions.

Start time: 09:30 AM

End time: 12:30 PM

Narrative: First early morning EVA, the crew was excited and all geared up. The crew started sharp at 09:30 AM and reached the Kissing Camel Ridge. The morning EVA was to explore the eastern side of the ridge. The crew found many concretions of different kinds, they marked the locations of different types of weathering. They hiked up the ridge supporting each other, Clare teaching them geology. The crew was able to collect all the samples required.

Destination: Kissing Camel Ridge West Side

Coordinates (use UTM WGS 84): 518271, 4249556

Participants: Aditya, Clare, Daniel and Mehnaz

Road(s) and routes per MDRS Map: Exited the Hab through the main Air Lock, drove the driveway to Cow Dung Road 0110 until the crew reached the Kissing Camel Ridge. The crew conducted the detailed field within a radius of 800 m only.

Mode of travel: Spirit and Perseverance Rover

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