Sol Summary – August 10th

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Jon Clarke

Sol 22 (or 102)

A beautiful sunny day today, with a stiff and chilly breeze from the
SW.  But make no mistake, winter is coming.  Those of us who got up
at midnight saw sunset colours as the sun skimmed the horizon.  It’s
getting lower and lower and we expect our first real sunset on the

Our main task for today was our last operational research EVA, comparing
suited and un-suited performance on EVA.  We collected biological and
geological samples and observations along Haynes ridge SW of the hab.
Beautiful weather though chilly.

Yusuke is cooking tonight.  When asked what he is cooking he said: “I
don’t know!” But it featured bean soup, Tibetan bread, and spam with
wasabi and soy sauce.