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Crew123Day12CommanderCheck-In Report

Date and time: 06 February 2013
Written by: Haritina Mogosanu, Crew 123, Mission Director

Crew Physical Status:


Antipodes, scouting for a location
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 

Education Log

Pictures for day 12

TasMars Gallery

Time Departed/Returned from EVA:

Commander Willson flew Jen Blank to orbit to the Earth Return Vehicle. There he picked up Rosalba Bonaccorsi and Stefanie Toth who were waiting at the Mars Orbital Station where they arrived not long before he got there. They will sign the various forms necessary for the space paperwork tomorrow morning and upload their projects.

Brief Narrative of Field Mission Results:

Melanie Newfield and Emma Braegen performed another EVA to collect dust samples and a dress rehearsal for the Antipodes experiment on the 8 February.

Picking up samples 
Antipodes, during dress rehearsal in preparation for 8 February
EVA Data/Interpretations:


Engineering/Hab Maintenance:
Plans for Tomorrow:
Support Requested:


Mars News - from Google Alerts

Evidence of water dissolving Mars surface found
Times of India
"Scientists at the University of Glasgow together with the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre and the Natural History Museum (London) have discovered the first evidence of water dissolving the surface of Mars," the Glasgow University ...
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Another Weird Shiny Thing on Mars
Universe Today
The Curiosity Mars rover has found some strange-looking little things on Mars – you've likely heard of the Mars 'flower,' the piece of benign plastic from the rover itself, and other bright flecks of granules in the Martian soil. Now the rover has ...
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Asteroids May Be Tougher Target Than Mars for Manned Missions
Mars is farther away than any near-Earth asteroid that NASA would target, but this disadvantage may be outweighed by the greater knowledge scientists have gained of the Red Planet thanks to the many Mars missions that have launched over the years, ...
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Mars Rover Curiosity Pounds a Rock | WebProNews
By Sean Patterson
NASA today announced that Mars rover Curiosity is closer than ever to the first full use of its hammering drill. Over the weekend the rover completed a successful test of the drill's percussive action. The “drill-on-rock checkout” left a mark on the ...
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