Crew123Day08CommanderCheck-In Report

Date and time: 02 February 2013
Written by: David Willson, Crew 123, Commander

Crew Physical Status:


Curiosity at MDRS


Report Transmission Schedule

(you can access below all the reports of the day)

Mission Support

Commander Report

Engineering report

HSO Report

GreenHab Report

Journalist report

Mission Dashboard

Science Dashboard 

Pictures for day 08

TasMars Gallery

Time Departed/Returned from EVA:

Returning from the EVA


Brief Narrative of Field Mission Results:
EVA Data/Interpretations:

Examining mudstone, an analog to a Gale crater mudstone


Engineering/Hab Maintenance:
Plans for Tomorrow:

Requesting EVA for 2 hours to location USHG  12SWH1824249531 (UTM 12S 518242mE 4249531mN) 

Support Requested:


Mars News - from Google Alerts

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Columbia's Astronauts, Remembered on Mars
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Trip to Mars lures applicants
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Obama Kills Next Mars Rover, Russia to Take It Over
FrontPage Magazine
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Rocky Mountain Collegian
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