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MDRS Daily Summary Report

Sol 9 1/18/2016
Long Walk.
Executive Officer Adeniyi Adebayo Reporting
Mission Status: Research projects are on track and mission is going on smoothly.
Sol Activity Summary: The highlight of SOL 9 was EVA #7. Commander Divya Shankar led a team of four to the Lower Blue Hills to collect soil samples and analyze the surrounding regolith. Evening was devoted to individual research projects: plant growth studies and robotics. Crew biologist, Natalia Glazkova, is satisfied with the growth results of the radishes and the beans.
Look Ahead Plan: An EVA is planned for tomorrow to test robots.
Anomalies in work:  No anomalies to report
Weather: The Martian sky was cloudy today with a chilly weather.
Crew Physical Status:  All crew members are hale and hearty!
EVA: EVA activity was successful. Soil around the Lower Blue Hills was analyzed and collected for further studies.
Reports to be filed:
Commanders Report
EVA #7 report
Daily Summary Report
Journalist Report
Biologist Report
Engineering Report
EVA #8 request
Astronomer’s report
Support Requested: No support is requested