GreenHab Report – November 15th

Sol 2
GreenHab Officer: Caitlyn Hubric
Environmental control: (heater, fan, door open?) heater on, door closed, 21% humidity
Average temperatures: 43.3ºC/13.5ºC
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: 16.2 L ≈ 4.28 gal
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 1 L ≈ 0.26 gal
Water in Blue Tank: ~293 gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: twice, morning and night, 9am-7pm
Changes to crops:
-Good growth in the sugar snap peas and beans, most tomatoes beginning to grow true leaves
-Unmarked container of microgreens growing really well
-Mint in big blue planter began to grow, decided not to replant due to this
Narrative:
-Sugar snap peas nearing the height where they require additional support, would you like me to give them wire cages to grab onto in the next few days?
-Set up my mushroom research in closed tubs in the greenhouse. I am testing 2 different substrate methods with hopes of generating food for the crew while decomposing plant waste (that I provided).
-What does the container of microgreens that is unlabeled contain? These are ready to harvest very soon but I am unsure what plant it is and I want to be able to give you the crop type with the mass.
Harvest: (include which crop and mass in grams)
N/A
Support/supplies needed:
N/A

GreenHab Report – November 14th

Sol 1
GreenHab Officer: Caitlyn Hubric
Environmental control: 20% humidity
Average temperatures: 43.3ºC/13.5ºC
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: 7.6 L ≈ 2 gal
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0 gal
Water in Blue Tank: 298 gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: 5 PM
Changes to crops: N/A
Narrative:
-Radish microgreens near harvest, ready in maybe another day or two.
-Assumed the water tank was full and at 300 gallons to begin. Please correct me if this assumption was incorrect, there is no meter for me to take a quantitative measurement from.
-Soil sufficiently wet in most plants prior to watering. Watered all plants but gave more water to those with drier soil.

Harvest: N/A
Support/supplies needed: N/A

GreenHab Report – November 11th

GreenHab Officer: Paula Peixoto Moledo
Environmental control: 16% Humidity
Average temperatures: 28ºC/24,6ºC
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: 27L ≈ 7.2 Gallons
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: None
Water in Blue Tank 28. 6 gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Changes to crops:
Narrative: Today is the last day with my dear plants! I am kind of sad that I am leaving them but I am sure the next crew will take care of them even better than me !
Harvest:
Support/supplies needed: –

GreenHab Report – November 10th

GreenHab Officer: Paula Peixoto Moledo
Environmental control: 17% Humidity
Average temperatures: 27,5ºC/ 28ºC
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: 27L ≈ 7.1 Gallons
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: None
Water in Blue Tank 35.8 gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Changes to crops:
Narrative: I watered the plants 2 times today as every day since the beginning of the mission. We cleaned and tidied up a little bit of the GreenHab today ! As good as new !
Harvest:
Support/supplies needed: -.

GreenHab Report – November 9th

GreenHab Officer: Paula Peixoto Moledo
Environmental control: 17% Humidity
Average temperatures: 27,5ºC/ 28ºC
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: 27L ≈ 7.1 Gallons
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: None
Water in Blue Tank 42.9 gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Changes to crops: Harvest microgreens
Narrative: I watered the plants 2 times today as every day since the beginning of the mission. I harvested some microgreens for our pizza tonight!
Harvest: Microgreens (20gr)
Support/supplies needed: -.

GreenHab Report – November 8th

GreenHab Officer: Paula Peixoto Moledo
Environmental control: 12% Humidity
Average temperatures: 35,3ºC/24ºC
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: 27L ≈ 7.1 Gallons
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: None
Water in Blue Tank 50.7 gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
Changes to crops: Harvest Radish greens
Narrative: I watered the plants 2 times today as every day since the beginning of the mission. I harvested the Radish greens as suggested by Mission Support and we are going to prepare a nice dinner with them!
Harvest: Radish Greens(19gr)
Support/supplies needed: How do I proceed with the blue tank?

GreenHab Report – November 7th

GreenHab Officer: Paula Peixoto Moledo
Environmental control: 16% Humidity
Average temperatures: 28ºC/24,6ºC
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: 27L ≈ 7.1 Gallons
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: None
Water in Blue Tank 57.8 gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: 9:30 am – 7:30 pm
Changes to crops: Harvest microgreens
Narrative: I watered the plants 2 times today as every day since the beginning of the mission. Today, Laurene accompanied me and took care of watering the crops. We harvested microgreens for today’s dinner, burgers!
Harvest: Microgreens (9gr)
Support/supplies needed: Question: Should I plant new microgreens? I did a little research and found out that microgreens can regrow after harvesting, is this the case for these ones?

GreenHab Report – April 8th

GreenHab Officer: Cheyenne Chamart
Environmental control :
Average temperatures: 90°F
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: N/A
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A
Water in Blue Tank (full – not used) gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: N/A
Changes to crops: N/A

Narrative: Today was the last day in the GreenHab, I am sad to say goodbye to this place and to my plants! I took the last measurements and pictures of them, cleaned, and tidy the GreenHab and threw away what needed to. It was very hot, again I let the door open. Only the crops that were in potting soil grew in the Greenhab (contrary to the ones in the Science Dome and in the Grow Tent), as it was very hot and with 10 mL I gave to every one of them, the water quickly evaporated in the GreenHab and wasn’t available to the plants.

I had a wonderful experience during this simulation, and I will forever remember the scent, heat and ambiance of the GreenHab !

Thank you CapCom for your support during these two weeks, martian salutations !
Harvest: N/A
Support/supplies needed: Nothing.

Greenhab Report – April 6th

GreenHab Officer: Cheyenne Chamart

Environmental control :

Average temperatures: 78°F
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: N/A
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A
Water in Blue Tank (full – not used) gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: N/A

Changes to crops: N/A

Narrative: I stayed and worked all day in the GreenHab today with some music. I let the door open to get some fresh air, so it was very breathable and less hot. I checked the parameters and measured my plants as always. Everything is going fine, nothing to indicate!

Harvest: N/A

Support/supplies needed: Nothing.

Greenhab Report – April 2nd

GreenHab Officer: Cheyenne Chamart

Environmental control:

Average temperatures: 95°F
Hours of supplemental light: N/A
Daily water usage for crops: N/A
Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: N/A
Water in Blue Tank (full – not used) gallons
Time(s) of watering for crops: N/A
Changes to crops: N/A

Narrative: Today I went to the GreenHab only in the afternoon. My little plants seem to suffer from the intense heat, the substrates are very dry every morning and the germination rate of the seeds is lower than the ones I put in the Science Dome.

But I still like it and it’s pleasant to stay there, it’s a little bubble, a place dedicated to plants, even if it is “closed” and there are no crops, it still has a nice atmosphere and calm ambience. As usual, I took the environmental parameters, at 5 PM, it was still 101,7°F ! The humidity is about 10%.

Harvest: N/A
Support/supplies needed: Nothing

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