Mars Helicopter Ingenuity, now autonomous. Detached from the Mars Perseverance Rover’s belly and for the first time touched Martian soil. Now relying on the sun for power and to face the cold nights on Mars on its stored energy for warmth. Percy already backed up as planned to give the helicopter enough space for the first flight which is expected not earlier than April 11, 2021. In this batch of raw images, our highlight still our little flyer and soon to perform the first powered flight on Mars.
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Hear from the team at NASA as it transcribes the steps in this very first attempt of powered flight on Mars. The window of opportunity opens at the start of April. Once drop on the ground, Mars Perseverance Rover have 25 hrs to fully expose Mars Helicopter Ingenuity to Martian atmosphere and rely for the…Keep reading
Pictures is worth thousand words. So, I’m just sharing all photos as captured by NASA Mars Perseverance Rover currently on the Red planet. Photo, crawled using NASA API. Really helpful delivered to my inbox. With additional steps, reflected the structured table into this post. Here’s how you can go back to the technical on how we crawl these raw images as Percy streams it to NASA lend us with the API
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