Operations Report – April 17th

Crew 297 Operations Report 17-04-2024

SOL: 3

Name of person filing report: Matt Lynch (Engineer)

Non-nominal systems: Suit 2 (stuck valve), Suit 9 (broken visor), Suit 4 (missing metal tie on rear of helmet collar)

Notes on non-nominal systems: The issues with Suit 2 and 9 were already noted before our mission. The issue with Suit 4 was found today, spare parts are being looked for and if they are not found a zip tie can be used as a temporary fix.


Spirit rover used:

Hours: 251.1

Beginning charge: 100%

Ending charge: 38%

Currently charging: No

Curiosity rover used:

Hours: 180

Beginning charge: 100%

Ending charge: 56%

Currently charging: No

General notes on rovers: NA

Summary of Hab operations:

WATER USE: 20.4 gallons

Water (static tank): 380 gallons

Static tank pipe heater (on or off): off

Static tank heater (On or off): off

Toilet tank emptied: no

Summary of internet: Looking up recipes, downloading entertainment, downloading navigation applications, report formatting methods, catching up on Earthly news

Summary of suits and radios:

Radios 1,2,5, and 6 were used.

EVA Suits 4,7, and 11 were used.

Summary of GreenHab operations:

WATER USE: 5.25 gallons

Heater: Yes

Supplemental light: N/A

Harvest: 288 g of suspected squash and 2 g cherry tomato

Summary of ScienceDome operations: NA

Summary of RAM operations: (Tools used, work done): NA

Summary of any observatory issues: NA

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