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MDRS EVA 16 Report: Up North

Dec 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Aerospace, Mars Desert Research Station

Today, Karon, Vicky and I headed up North towards the Martian Sheep Knolls. Back on the HAB I got to have some robotics manipulation practice time on my Mini-Mars Rover.

Mars Mountains in Grey


Distance: 13.60 mi
Time: 1:28:06
Avg Speed: 9.3 mph
Elevation Gain: 552 ft
Calories: 1,677 C



Time: 1:28:06
Moving Time: 1:10:46
Elapsed Time: 4:26:30
Avg Speed: 9.3 mph
Avg Moving Speed: 11.5 mph
Max Speed: 0.6 mph


Elevation Gain: 552 ft
Elevation Loss: 549 ft
MinElevation: 4,438 ft
MaxElevation: 4,648 ft


Tipping Rock

Mini Mars Rover picking up a rock sample

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