6 Things to Know About NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter on Its Way to Mars

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter JPL Mars 2020 Perseverance RoverNASA Popular By Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ingenuity, a technology experiment, is preparing to attempt the first powered, controlled flight on the Red Planet. When NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars on February 18, 2021, it will be carrying a small but mighty passenger: Ingenuity, the Mars Helicopter. The […]

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NASA has built a helicopter to explore Mars and it’s finally ready to launch | Space

NASA is ready to take its first spin at flying a helicopter on another world as the agency’s Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, prepares for launch in July. The helicopter is part of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission, the star of which is the Perseverance rover, a robot designed to help scientists determine whether life on the Red Planet has ever been possible. […]

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