The rest of the day went quietly. We worked on reports, communications, and hab maintenance. We sadly aid farewell to Stan, who left this evening to drive the Ares to Denver for a change of registration before flying home to Canada. He had been here three weeks, a week longer than originally planned and have proved not only immensely capable in dealing with electronic and software problems, but a great rover pilot and all round nice guy. Because he broke sim to leave we ceremonially threw him out into the airlock as a token of respect. We miss him already.
Tonight, because we had eaten early and got the chores done, we watched "Twister". A great movie about what scientists will do to get the data they need. Graham reckons they are a bit like us really, doing crazy things for the sake of the data!
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