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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.

Technical glitch keeps Ingenuity helicopter grounded on fourth Mars flight attempt
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Technical glitch keeps Ingenuity helicopter grounded on fourth Mars flight attempt

A glitch associated with its "watchdog timer," which alerts it to potential problems, pauses its processes if it thinks it has detected an error.

NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter captures its first aerial colour image of Mars
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NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter captures its first aerial colour image of Mars

The Mars Helicopter Ingenuity’s main aim is to test powered flight on another planet.

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.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully completes second flight on Mars
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully completes second flight on Mars

This flight lasted 51.9 seconds with the helicopter climbing five meters and also moved sideways.

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.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully takes maiden flight in Jezero Crater on Mars
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully takes maiden flight in Jezero Crater on Mars

Perseverance rover sent a video showing the chopper hovering three meters for 10 seconds, then touching back down.

NASA shares Perseverance rover's selfie with its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars
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NASA shares Perseverance rover's selfie with its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars

The Ingenuity helicopter is only 1.8 kg in weight can be seen at a distance of four metres from the rover in the selfie

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter clears tests, inches closer to historic first flight in April
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NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter clears tests, inches closer to historic first flight in April

A successful take-off and hover attempt on its first flight will accomplish 90 percent of the project's key goals, a mission expert said.

NASA's Perseverance Mars rover deploys wind sensor as health checks continue
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NASA's Perseverance Mars rover deploys wind sensor as health checks continue

Perseverance's first big job will reportedly be to find an airfield where the Ingenuity helicopter can take off.

Curiosity rover on Mars shares stunning panorama, selfie with the rocky Mont Mercou
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Curiosity rover on Mars shares stunning panorama, selfie with the rocky Mont Mercou

Curiosity drilled a sample of the rock, nicknamed ‘Nontron’ after the Earth village near which Mont Mercou is located in France.

NASA shares video, audio of Perseverance Mars landing; Ingenuity helicopter reports in
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NASA shares video, audio of Perseverance Mars landing; Ingenuity helicopter reports in

In snippets of sound after the landing, the mechanical hum of the rover's systems and gusts of wind are audible.

NASA's Mars 2020 helicopter is named 'Ingenuity' by Alabama high school teen
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NASA's Mars 2020 helicopter is named 'Ingenuity' by Alabama high school teen

Vaneeza Rupani came up with the name ‘Ingenuity’ during NASA’s ‘Name the Rover’ essay contest.