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Navigation error sends NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on a wild, confusing ride on Mars
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Navigation error sends NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on a wild, confusing ride on Mars

It landed safely because its built-in system to provide an extra margin for stability “came to the rescue.”

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter to scout ahead and assist Perseverance rover on Mars
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NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter to scout ahead and assist Perseverance rover on Mars

This type of reconnaissance will prove useful to human missions, by scoping out the best paths for them and reaching locations that aren't accessible.

Ingenuity flies the furthest its ever gone in third successful flight on Mars
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Ingenuity flies the furthest its ever gone in third successful flight on Mars

The helicopter on this third flight covered 50 meters of distance, reaching the speed of two meters per second.

How did NASA's Ingenuity helicopter make it first flight on another planet?
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How did NASA's Ingenuity helicopter make it first flight on another planet?

Ingenuity doesn’t have the rear rotor blades and commands cannot be given in real-time.

Meet IIT alumnus Dr J (Bob) Balaram, the man who helped design NASA's Ingenuity helicopter
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Meet IIT alumnus Dr J (Bob) Balaram, the man who helped design NASA's Ingenuity helicopter

Balaram had said if the Mars helicopter was successful, it would open up a whole new dimension of exploring Mars.

Giant metal monolith spotted in Romania days after unexplained disappearance of similar one in Utah
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Giant metal monolith spotted in Romania days after unexplained disappearance of similar one in Utah

The strange metal object was first spotted on 18 November by a helicopter crew counting big horn sheep from air, in a remote south eastern location of Utah

NASA planning to fly  Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars to prove that powered-flight is possible on a planet other than Earth
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NASA planning to fly Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars to prove that powered-flight is possible on a planet other than Earth

Ingenuity's has an antenna, solar panel, landing legs and two rotors which makes deploying it a challenge.

Chopper carrying Nepal tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari, five others, crashes in Taplejung district
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Chopper carrying Nepal tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari, five others, crashes in Taplejung district

The chopper was carrying Rabindra Adhikari as well as Ang Tsering Sherpa, a prominent aviation and hospitality entrepreneur, and Yubaraj Dahal, personal aide to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli

Pakistani helicopter that violated Indian airspace in Poonch was carrying PoK 'prime minister', say reports
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Pakistani helicopter that violated Indian airspace in Poonch was carrying PoK 'prime minister', say reports

Raja Farooq Haider, the prime minister of 'Azad Kashmir', was reportedly in the helicopter that breached Indian airspace in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

Six killed after helicopter crashes in central Nepal; reaching crash site 'challenging' due to lack of road access
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Six killed after helicopter crashes in central Nepal; reaching crash site 'challenging' due to lack of road access

The Kathmandu-bound helicopter was carrying six passengers, including a Japanese trekker, when it lost contact with air traffic control in Nepal.

After austerity drive, Imran Khan takes helicopter to work: Pakistan minister says travelling by chopper cheaper than cars
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After austerity drive, Imran Khan takes helicopter to work: Pakistan minister says travelling by chopper cheaper than cars

Pakistan information minister Fawad Chaudhry came to Imran Khan's rescue claiming that Pakistan PM's helicopter rides from his residence in Bani Gala to the Secretariat cost just Rs 50-55 ($0.4) per kilometre

Sixteen people, including 13 climbers and 3 helicopter crew, feared dead after 'hard landing' of helicopter in Tajikistan
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Sixteen people, including 13 climbers and 3 helicopter crew, feared dead after 'hard landing' of helicopter in Tajikistan

The emergency committee said the climbers were returning from an expedition up the Ismoili Somoni mountain, once known as Peak Communism and the highest mountain in Tajikistan. The statement did not identify the climbers or the crew.

US approves sale of Apache helicopters, hellfire and stinger missiles to India ahead of first 2+2 dialogue
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US approves sale of Apache helicopters, hellfire and stinger missiles to India ahead of first 2+2 dialogue

The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for USD 930 million as well as Hellfire and Stinger missiles to bolster the country's ability to defend its homeland and deter "regional threats", the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

New heli-taxi service between Shimla and Chandigarh launched; travel time cut short to just 20 minutes
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New heli-taxi service between Shimla and Chandigarh launched; travel time cut short to just 20 minutes

The travel distance between the popular Himachal Pradesh hill station Shimla and Chandigarh was reduced to just 20 minutes with the launch of a heli-taxi service by Pawan Hans Ltd

Coast Guard helicopter co-pilot Penny Chaudhary dies after battling for life for 17 days following crash landing in Raigad
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Coast Guard helicopter co-pilot Penny Chaudhary dies after battling for life for 17 days following crash landing in Raigad

The co-pilot of a Coast Guard helicopter, which made a crash landing in adjoining Raigad district, has died after battling for life for 17 days.

Coast Guard helicopter crash lands in Maharashtra's Raigad district; four rescued, one officer injured
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Coast Guard helicopter crash lands in Maharashtra's Raigad district; four rescued, one officer injured

An Indian Coast Guard helicopter on a routine patrol crash landed in Raigad district of Maharashtra this afternoon, injuring a woman pilot

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao escapes unhurt after bag kept in his helicopter catches fire
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Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao escapes unhurt after bag kept in his helicopter catches fire

A fire scare on the helicopter of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao minutes before it was to take off in Karimnagar district

Pakistani military helicopter comes within 300 metres of LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector; no firing reported
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Pakistani military helicopter comes within 300 metres of LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector; no firing reported

A Pakistani helicopter came within 300 metres of the Line of Control in the Pakistan-occupied territory near Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir

Helicopter carrying Mexican ministers on way to survey earthquake damage crashes; 13 including three children killed
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Helicopter carrying Mexican ministers on way to survey earthquake damage crashes; 13 including three children killed

Thirteen people, including three children, were killed when a cabinet ministers helicopter crash-landed on the way to the epicentre of an earthquake