Latest "Ingenuity helicopter" News

04/11/2021

NASA delays Ingenuity helicopter's historic first flight on Mars

But the copter is "safe and healthy," the agency says.

Source: CNET

04/10/2021

Ingenuity helicopter's first flight on Mars delayed

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, originally scheduled to fly on Mars Sunday, is now set for no earlier than April 14, according to the agency.

Source: CNN

04/10/2021

First flight test for NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter pushed to Wednesday

NASA engineers delayed a debut flight test of the agency’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter to Wednesday after discovering a minor glitch in data from pre-flight tests.

Source: The Verge

04/10/2021

NASA is preparing to fly the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars, in an otherworldly Wright brothers moment

The flight of a tiny helicopter called Ingenuity, perhaps as early as April 11, would mark a first in interplanetary travel, demonstrate a new technology, and pave the way for future scientists and explorers to more quickly traverse the surface of the Red Pla…

Source: The Washington Post

04/09/2021

Mars Perseverance rover takes a selfie with Ingenuity helicopter ahead of historic flight

To the delight of social media users, NASA's Perseverance rover used a camera on the end of its robotic arm to snap a selfie with the Mars Ingenuity helicopter this week ahead of its historic flight mission.

Source: Fox News

04/08/2021

Epic Mars Selfie: NASA’s Perseverance Rover With the Ingenuity Helicopter

NASA’s newest Mars rover used a camera on the end of its robotic arm to snap this shot of itself with the Ingenuity helicopter nearby. NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover took a selfie with the Ingenuity helicopter, seen here about 13 feet (4 meters) away in this …

Source: SciTechDaily

04/07/2021

NASA Perseverance rover snaps epic Mars selfie with Ingenuity helicopter as guest star

If Hollywood makes a Mars buddy flick, Arnold Schwarzenegger should play the Perseverance rover and Danny DeVito should be the Ingenuity helicopter.

Source: CNET

04/06/2021

Mars milestone: NASA Ingenuity helicopter survives first cold night alone

Without the Perseverance rover to protect it, the Mars chopper is on its own.

Source: CNET

04/06/2021

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter survives first night alone on Mars

NASA's Ingenuity mini-helicopter has survived its first night alone on the frigid surface of Mars, the US space agency said, hailing it as "a major milestone" for the tiny craft as it prepares for its first flight.

Source: Phys.Org

04/06/2021

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter survives first night alone on Mars

Source: Www.rfi.fr

04/05/2021

NASA's Mars Ingenuity Helicopter Flight Delayed, Team Talks Technology on the Red Planet

The first flight for NASA's Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, has been delayed to April 11.

Source: IGN

04/05/2021

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter survives first freezing night on Mars

The Ingenuity helicopter survived its first night on the freezing cold surface of Mars, a major milestone in the rotorcraft's journey ahead of its first flight.

Source: CNN

04/04/2021

NASA rover drops Ingenuity helicopter off on Mars as its historic flight nears

The tiny chopper has all four feet on Martian ground and is on its own now.

Source: CNET

04/04/2021

NASA’s Mars rover drops off Ingenuity helicopter ahead of historic flight

NASA’s Perseverance rover has dropped off the mini helicopter Ingenuity ahead of the four-pound aircraft’s historic first flight. The plan is for Ingenuity to attempt as many as five test flights within 30 days before settling down on the surface of Mars for …

Source: The Verge

04/04/2021

Mars rover deploys Ingenuity helicopter for historic flight – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/04/2021

NASA Perseverance rover drops Ingenuity helicopter off on Mars surface

The tiny chopper has all four feet on Martian ground and is on its own now.

Source: CNET

04/03/2021

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter set to make history on Mars

Source: Google News

04/01/2021

The Ingenuity helicopter carried a piece of Wright brothers history to Mars

The Ingenuity Mars helicopter is carrying a piece of history. A postage stamp-size piece of muslin fabric that covered one of the wings from the Wright brothers' Flyer is attached to a cable beneath the helicopter's solar panel.

Source: CNN

03/31/2021

New photos from Mars: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter stretches its legs, while the Curiosity rover stars in a selfie

Two sets of photos taken on Mars recently showcase NASA's growing efforts to explore the red planet.

Source: Business Insider

03/29/2021

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter prepares for its first flight

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter will make the first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet next month, with the launch window opening on April 8.

Source: Daily Mail

03/27/2021

NASA is gearing up for Ingenuity helicopter to attempt its first flight

One of the more exciting experiments that NASA has planned for the surface of Mars is the first flight of a helicopter on the Red Planet. The Perseverance rover will soon release a small helicopter…

Source: SlashGear

03/26/2021

First flight on Mars? Ingenuity helicopter preps for takeoff

If it succeeds, it will be the first powered-controlled flight on another planet

Source: Salon

03/23/2021

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter took a piece of Wright Brothers' plane to Mars

NASA is gearing up for a dramatic test flight on Mars as soon as April 8.

Source: CNET

03/22/2021

See NASA Perseverance rover's first look at Ingenuity helicopter from Mars

The tiny chopper is snuggled into the rover's belly.

Source: CNET

03/22/2021

See NASA Perseverance rover's first look at Ingenuity helicopter from Mars

Hold me closer, tiny chopper.

Source: CNET

03/19/2021

Mars Report: Update on NASA's Perseverance Rover & Ingenuity Helicopter (March 19, 2021)

Source: Google News

03/19/2021

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter could FINALLY fly on Mars in April

US space agency NASA, confirmed that the 30 days 'test flight window' for the Ingenuity rotorcraft will begin 'no earlier than the first week of April'.

Source: Daily Mail

02/21/2021

Ingenuity helicopter phones home from Mars

The Ingenuity helicopter, sidekick and traveling companion of NASA's Perseverance rover, has checked in with a good report and is

Source: KSL.com

02/04/2021

Everything to know about NASA's Mars Ingenuity helicopter — the first to fly on another planet

NASA's Perseverance rover is closing in on Mars with some precious cargo: a 4-pound helicopter on a "high risk, high reward" mission.

Source: CBS News

08/17/2020

NASA passes 'big milestone' on way to Mars as Ingenuity helicopter powers up

NASA surpassed a "big milestone" on its latest mission to Mars, as the space agency was successfully able to power up the helicopter attached to the Perseverance rover, known as Ingenuity.

Source: Fox News