Connect with us

Science

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.

Published

on

Article feature image

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…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
NASA’s Perseverance rover begins looking for signs of life in Mars lake bed – CNET
Article feature image
China’s Long March 5B rocket makes splash, but good news burns up in the atmosphere – ABS-CBN News