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NASA Reschedules First Ingenuity Flight on Mars for April 19

NASA Reschedules First Ingenuity Flight on Mars for April 19 NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter is seen here in a close-up taken by Mastcam-Z, a pair of zoomable cameras aboard the Perseverance rover. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA has given an eager public a new date for the Ingenuity helicopter’s first controlled flight […]

How to Watch Spring’s Biggest Meteor Shower

How to Watch Spring’s Biggest Meteor Shower Each year, just as spring really starts getting into the swing of things, the Lyrid meteor shower returns to give stargazers a true cosmic sight to behold. The meteors finally became active this week and between now and late April, those interested will […]

As NASA troubleshoots its Mars helicopter, Perseverance rover keeps busy

As NASA troubleshoots its Mars helicopter, Perseverance rover keeps busy The Ingenuity helicopter’s first flight on Mars has been delayed, but NASA’s Red Planet teams are staying busy with the larger Perseverance mission. The car-sized Perseverance rover has an ambitious agenda during its two-year primary mission to seek out potentially […]

NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity aces troublesome spin test

NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity aces troublesome spin test NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter Ingenuity nailed a crucial spin test after the first try ended abruptly, delaying the chopper’s groundbreaking flight attempt. During the test, successfully completed on Friday (April 16), the grounded helicopter spun its blades at the speed required for […]

NASA to Attempt First Controlled Flight on Mars As Soon As Monday

NASA to Attempt First Controlled Flight on Mars As Soon As Monday NASA is targeting no earlier than Monday, April 19, for the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at approximately 3:30 a.m. EDT (12:30 a.m. PDT). #NASA #Attempt #Controlled #Flight #Mars #Monday

Two Paths to First Flight on Mars

Two Paths to First Flight on Mars By NASA April 17, 2021 Yesterday, April 16, on the 154th anniversary of Wilbur Wright’s birth, the Ingenuity flight team received information that the helicopter was able to complete a rapid spin test. The completion of the full-speed spin is an important milestone […]

Mars Report: Update on NASA’s Perseverance Rover & Ingenuity Helicopter (April 16, 2021)

Mars Report: Update on NASA’s Perseverance Rover & Ingenuity Helicopter (April 16, 2021) #Mars #Report #Update #NASAs #Perseverance #Rover #Ingenuity #Helicopter #April