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Project Acronym: HSDPD | State: Completed | Expedition ID: 5053

ins.: 2014-06-17 20:00; ( Age: 10 yrs )
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HSPDP: 2014-06-18

Yesterday was pretty quiet at the drill site. We had ...
Night shift working at the drill rig at sunrise

Yesterday was pretty quiet at the drill site. We had to pour alot of cement and install casing around the drill hole and then let it dry for 18 hours so the day crew knocked off early and got to even go swimming in the Magadi Sports Club pool, which was excellent (we'd been eyeing the pool at dinner time but no one had the energy or inclination to go at night). The night shift had their entire shift off and got thrown of a bit on their sleep and activity schedule. But this morning with the cement set we started drilling again and made great progress, down to 104m by 1PM, with mixed results, some zones of very good recovery and some lousy. For the rest of the day shift we're puting in more casing so the next cores will probably belong to the night shift.