FMARS Mission Support Summary - Thursday, August 09th, 2001
Mission Support started at 3:00pm MDT.
Mission Support staff consisted of:
Mission Director: Dewey Anderson
CapCom: Katya Muscat
Engineer/Journalist: Scott Hibbard
Mission Support received narrative report and summary for 8/8/2001 Phase 5
EVA for 'Site 7' located 4km N of the Habitat. EVA scheduled to start at
4:45pm CDT, ending approximately 8pm CDT. Webcam recorded EVA preparation.
Dr. Pascal Lee sent pictures showing EVA collection of geological samples
using a Hamilton-Sunstrand proof-of-concept spacesuit. Spacesuit internal
voice-recognition system programmed for geologic terminology prior to EVA.
No KSC questions were received today due to activity surrounding the launch
of the space shuttle Discovery.
Pascal says Phase 6 will start when George James and Eric Tilenius arrive at
the FMARS Habitat.
Pascal also says streaming video capability planned for Phase 6 EVA's.
The Mission Support team departed at 8:00pm MDT. Mission Support resumes
August 10th at 3:00 pm MDT.
FMARS Mission Support Team