NASA Mars Helicopter


NASA Mars Helicopter

The Ingenuity helicopter, part of the Mars Perseverance Rover mission, arrived to the red planet on February 18, 2021 and completed its first flight on April 19 of that year.

As of November 6, 2021 the Mars Helicopter completed 15 flights totaling 27 minutes over 3.6 km ( 2.04 m )

On April 28, 2023, Ingenuity successfully completed its 51st flight over Mars.

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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes its 54th flight

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes its 54th flight

08-Aug-23 - NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter fies again after unscheduled landing. The 25-second up-and-down hop provided data that could help determine why its 53rd flight ended early. #Mars
Mars Helicopter First Flight

Mars Helicopter First Flight

19-Apr-21 - NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, part of the Perseverance Rover mission, became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet #Mars
Things to Know About NASA’s Mars Helicopter

Things to Know About NASA’s Mars Helicopter

24-Jan-21 - NASA’s Perseverance rover is scheduled to land on Mars on February 18. It carries the robot helicopter Ingenuity, which will attempt the first powered, controlled flight on the Red Planet #MarsHelicopter
Lockheed Martin Mars Helicopter Delivery System

Lockheed Martin Mars Helicopter Delivery System

01-Aug-20 - Lockheed Martin was tasked by NASA JPL to build the Mars helicopter delivery system (MHDS) that will deploy the Ingenuity helicopter to the Martian surface for its flight #Mars
NASA Mars Helicopter Ingenuity

NASA Mars Helicopter Ingenuity

23-Jul-20 - The first helicopter attempting to fly on another planet is a marvel of engineering. Part of Perseverance rover mission scheduled to launch July 30 and to land on the red planet on February 18. Get up to speed with these key facts about its plans #facts
24-Jun-20 How Mars Helicopter will Reach the Surface #Ingenuity
30-Apr-20 NASA Mars Helicopter Named Ingenuity #Ingenuity
13-Apr-20 Mars Helicopter Attached to Perseverance Rover #MarsHelicopter
01-Apr-19 NASA’ Mars Helicopter Completes Flight Tests #MarsHelicopter
03-Jul-18 Mars Drone Helicopter in Production at JPL #Mars
14-May-18 AHS Applauds NASA’s Mars Helicopter Selection
11-May-18 NASA Sending Helicopter to Mars
22-Jan-15 NASA Helicopter Could be Scout for Mars Rovers

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2020-    usa NASA

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