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Crew 161

EVA #3 Summary Report
EVA Date: 13th Jan 2016

Crew Commander Reporting

Purpose of EVA: To do physical analysis of the regolith and collect soil samples for chemical analysis
Location of EVA: 12S-520605E-4248671N
Number of EVA Crew: 3
Crew Members on EVA: Divya Shankar, Adeniyi Adebayo,Veronika Shteyngardt

ATVs:
- ATV 1 Used: Yes
- ATV 2 Used: no
- ATV 3 Used: Yes
- ATV 4 Used: Yes

ATV time usage: 1.00 Hours
Duration of EVA: 2.40 Hours
EVA departure time: 11.04am
EVA return time: 1.44pm

Time Checks:
- 11.04am Departure from Hab
- 11.15am Start ATV
- 11.22am Lost Communication with HabCom
- 12.45pm Reached target
- 1.15pm Left target
- 1.44pm Entered Hab

Coordinate Checks:
- 12S-520228E-4248553N - Stopped ATV and started walking
- 12S-520650E-4248671N - On-site testing and sample collected

Summary: We lost radio communication and got off track with time but managed to reach the target using map and GPS. Spent more time on the way to find the existing trails and not to create new. Found the path and reached target. Did the physical analysis of the regolith there at different depths. Collected samples at the same time for chemical analysis.

Thank you

Regards
Divya Shankar
Commander
MDRS Crew 161