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NASA’s tiny helicopter is ready to fly on Mars – WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Ingenuity’s teams are preparing to fly the helicopter for the first time as soon as April 11.



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As soon as this weekend, a 4-pound helicopter could perform the first controlled flight on another world as NASA teams prepare for Ingenuitys biggest milestone on its Mars mission.
The small helicopter successfully unfurled from the belly of NASAs Mars rover, Perseverance, and was able to survive, creating its own power from the sun. Now, NASA says its targeting Sunday, April 11 for its first flight attempt.
Its possible the first blade-spin could shift as Ingenuitys teams check the weather and…

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