Mars Desert Research Station

MDRS Supplemental Operations Report 24-MAR-2020

Name of person filing report: Shannon Rupert

Reason for Report: COVID-19 Shutdown

Non-nominal systems: None

Action taken for non-nominal systems: n/a

Generator check, note if oil and coolant added: No generator in use

ScienceDome Dual Split: Operational, but not in use

Solar— Nominal, providing power 24 hours a day, avg. SOC 80% per day

Diesel Reading – 60 % (ordered lock for tank)

Propane Reading, main tank – 65 %

Propane Reading, director tank— 69%

Propane Reading, intern tank— ~70%

Ethanol Free Gasoline – 5 gallons

Water (Outpost tank) – 150 gallons

Water (static tank) – 350 gallons

Water (GreenHab) – 0 gallons

Water (loft) – full

Static to Loft Pump used – no

Water Meter: n/a

Toilet tank emptied: n/a

Notes and action taken on rovers: Rovers are stored in Hanksville

Monthly check and fill of rover batteries: Not done at this time,
should be completed in May.

ATV’s Used: (Honda, 300, 350.1, 350.2, 350.3): Currently parked
outside the Hab. 350.1,2 and 3 are nominal. Honda is nominal but
needs an oil change. 300 is still in town.

Reason for use: n/a

Oil Added? No

ATV Fuel Used: 0 Gals

# Hours the ATVs were Used: 0

Notes and action taken on ATVs: Nothing to report

HabCar running? If used, why, where? At MDRS, used for chores

CrewCar running, If used why, where? Currently in Hanksville.

Campus wide inspection, if action taken, what and why? Nothing to report

Evidence of rodents, where and action taken: No evidence of rodents at
this time anywhere on campus

Summary of internet: All three accounts nominal

Summary of suits and radios: Nothing to report

Summary of Hab operations: Ordered hardware for new lock on rear airlock

Summary of Outpost operations: Intern Trailer cleaned and shutdown until May

Summary of GreenHab operations: Shutdown until Fall. Ordered keyed
handle to door.

Summary of ScienceDome operations: Shutdown until May

Summary of RAM operations: Nothing to report

Summary of any observatory issues: Nothing to report

Summary of health and safety issues: Nothing to report

List and summary of projects: Continuing to shut down station.

Questions, concerns, supplies needed and requests: Nothing at this time.

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