July 10, 2003
What more can we say about the weather. Another great day with a lot accomplished. We heard from
Pascal Lee and the team driving the MARS-1 Humvee Rover (See Previous Report) from Cape McBain to our base camp. They
are making good progress and may arrive tomorrow evening. Once MARS-1, a mobile all-terrain long-distance roving laboratory, is in camp,
it will be used by different teams of researchers to conduct scientific field work on Devon Island.
Other activities today included geologists Gordon 'Oz' Osinski and John Parnell going a traverse for the day exploring interesting features in
Haughton Crater. As well, now that Internet communications are up and running the
rest of camp is getting wired. This includes a seperate system for the Arthur Clarke Mars Greenhouse. Alain Berinstain, the Arthur Clarke Mars
Greenhouse Principal Investigator reports
today that work on the greenhouse is going smoothly and according to plan.
On Saturday William Fox an idependent writer will be arriving on a newly scheduled cargo flight. Our current
field plan (PDF File) does not include any new
arrivals after William until next Wednesday, July 16.
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