GreenHab Report – April 17th

Crew 297 GreenHab Report 17-04-2024

GreenHab Officer: Sean Marquez

Environmental control:
– Heater on (set to 55F)
– Fan on

Average temperatures: 91F

Hours of supplemental light: N/A

Daily water usage for crops: 5.25 gal

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0.25 gal

Water in Blue Tank: 191 gal

Time(s) of watering for crops: 11:34, 12:33, 15:18

Changes to crops: Carrots, radishes, and red cabbages were looking wilted. Two of the (Riya & Garbanzo) kale plants were looking less wilted compared to the prior two days.

Narrative: Crops that were wilting today were likely due to EPS fluctuations, causing inconsistent air flow from the fan system in the GreenHab throughout the day. While watering the plants around 15:18, the GreenHab temperature had reached 110F. In an attempt to supplement the lack of air flow and reduce heat build up in the GreenHab, the door was opened around 16:00 to allow for the tunnel system to act as a temporary air conduit, at least ’til around sunset when the door was closed.

– 288g squash
– 2g cherry tomato

Support/supplies needed:
– (more of a nice to have, but) a means to query and download the GreenHab atmosphere temperature data from HomeAssistant as to be able to perform time-series analysis, automation of calculating average temperatures, and/or for comparison with the FPrime data collection system.

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