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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter just flew to a new Martian airfield to start a new mission

Left: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, photographed on Mars by the Perseverance rover on April 4, 2021. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter survived its first one-way flight, landing in a new airfield on Mars. Ingenuity's most ambitious, risky maneuver yet took it to a record height of 33 feet. Now Ingenuity begins a new mission: helping NASA practice for future Mars helicopters. See more stories on Insider's business...
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The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Experiment Is About to Get More Interesting

It’s not wrong to want Ingenuity to crash. The Mars helicopter getting into a dramatic accident would mean that the NASA team pushed the craft to its limits—that there’s finally a ceiling on the accomplishments of the astonishingly successful chopper. So far, Ingenuity has completed four of its five scheduled test…Read more...
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NASA is giving its Ingenuity helicopter a surprise second mission on Mars

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter (left) and its Perseverance rover (right). NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is giving its Ingenuity Mars helicopter a second mission: to scout out new terrain. While the Perseverance rover searches for signs of alien life, Ingenuity will fly to a new airfield. NASA will use data from this secondary mission to inform future interplanetary helicopters. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's pioneering Mars helicopter has exceeded expectations so...
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NASA's Mars helicopter has beamed back an otherworldly collection of photos and video from its first few flights

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flying through the Martian skies. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has completed three flights over the Martian surface. Although it failed to lift off the ground for its fourth flight on Thursday, Ingenuity seems to be in good shape and NASA plans to retry the flight on Friday. Ingenuity made history last week when it completed the first controlled, powered flight on another planet. The two subsequent flights ...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew faster and farther than ever before in its third aerial adventure over Mars

Left: Ingenuity on the surface of Mars. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter completed its third flight over the Martian surface on Sunday. Sunday's flight pushed the helicopter to its farthest distance yet: around 330 feet. David Lavery, the project's program executive, said the flight was "nothing short of amazing." See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully executed its...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter just achieved 'freedom in the sky' in its third aerial adventure over Mars

Left: Ingenuity on the surface of Mars. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter completed its third flight over the Martian surface on Sunday. Sunday's flight likely pushed the helicopter to its farthest distance yet: around 330 feet. Ingenuity's chief pilot said Friday that the helicopter would "experience freedom in the sky." See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully exec...
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NASA's Ingenuity team is planning to push the helicopter as fast and far as it will go - even if it crashes

Left: Ingenuity on Mars. Right: Ingenuity project manager MiMi Aung. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU; NASA/Bill Ingalls NASA plans to push its Ingenuity Mars helicopter "to the limit" - as far and fast as it will go. During the next four flights, engineers hope to get as much data as possible for future drones. Mission controllers don't expect the helicopter to survive. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter made spaceflight history on Monday when it lift...
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See New Footage of Ingenuity’s Remarkable Rise and Successful Landing

Ten vertical feet and 40 seconds. Those are the two numbers that signify a horizon-bending shift in human ambition on Mars and beyond. With Ingenuity’s first hover on Mars early Monday morning, the proof-of-concept for future craft like it has been a resounding success.Read more...
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Stunning video of the Ingenuity helicopter lifting off, flying, and landing on Mars gave its NASA team 'goosebumps'

The Perseverance rover captured Ingenuity's first flight on Mars on April 19, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover took video of the Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars for the first time. The drone's first flight was "absolutely beautiful" and "flawless," according to its NASA team. Watch the footage below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter took flight on Mars for the first time on Monday - and the Perseverance rover c...
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Built by JPL, NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, first for another planet

In this image from NASA, NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter Ingenuity hovers above the surface of Mars Monday, April 19, 2021. The little 4-pound helicopter rose from the dusty red surface into the thin Martian air Monday, achieving the first powered, controlled flight on another planet. (NASA via AP) In this image from NASA, NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter Ingenuity lands on the surface of Mars Monday, April 19, 2021. The little 4-pound helicopter rose from the dusty red surface into th...
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See the photo from the first helicopter flight on Mars, showing the planet's surface and the Ingenuity drone's shadow

Ingenuity snapped this photo of its shadow on the ground below as it flew on Mars on Monday. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew on Mars for the first time, lifting itself 10 feet high on Monday. The space drone snapped a photo of its shadow on the Martian surface below as it hovered. NASA expects to get full video footage of the flight from both Ingenuity and the Perseverance rover. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew on ...
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NASA's Mars helicopter took flight for the first time, opening the door for a new generation of space drones

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter recorded this photo of its shadow on the ground below as it flew on Mars for the first time, April 19, 2020. NASA NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew on Mars for the first time on Monday, making spaceflight history. Ingenuity's 10-foot hover was the first controlled, powered flight ever on another planet. Space helicopters could one day explore other planets or scout terrain for Mars astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA'...
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NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter will attempt to fly again on Monday, following several delays

The Perseverance rover captured the Ingenuity helicopter before (left) and after spinning its rotor blades. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA plans to launch its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars on Monday. "Our team considers Monday's attempted first flight like a rocket launch," wrote NASA's MiMi Aung. The flight had been delayed after a test ended abruptly due to a "watchdog" timer. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA on Saturday said its Ingenuity helicopter may take flig...
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Watch NASA Mission Control as They Attempt First Helicopter Flight on Mars

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter will attempt to take flight on the Red Planet early Monday morning, and you’ll be able to watch live as the NASA team tracks this historic test from mission control.Read more...
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The Ingenuity Mars helicopter's blades are spinning ahead of its first flight - making the NASA team 'nervous and excited'

The Perseverance rover photographed the Ingenuity helicopter before (left) and after (right) it spun its rotor blades. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has spun its blades and charged up with solar energy on Mars. On Monday, Ingenuity will attempt the first controlled flight on Mars. The NASA team is nervous and excited for the high-stakes experimental flight. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is charging up and spinning it...
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Myanmar’s besieged resistance dreams of ‘people's army’ to counter junta

On the barricades and in border hideouts there is a growing mood to take the fight to the military after the coup that has left more than 200 deadAs an adolescent, Aung, 27, wanted to enlist in the Myanmar military until his family spelt out the horrors of the institution. Now, he has seen them firsthand. Continue reading...
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NASA says its Ingenuity Mars helicopter sent a positive status update. As it prepares for the flight, the agency is thinking about future crewed flights to the Red Planet.

This artist's concept shows the Ingenuity helicopter on the Martian surface. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA said it received a positive first status update from its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter.  Simi liar flying robots "might be part of future robotic and human missions to Mars," NASA said. When Ingenuity takes off, it'll be an event like the Wright brothers flying on Earth, NASA said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said they...
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Perseverance lands safely on Mars and sends back its first images of the surface

Mars rover Perseverance has landed on the surface of Mars after a white-knuckle descent involving picking a landing spot just moments before making a rocket-powered sky crane landing. The rover immediately sent back its first image of Jezero crater, which it will be exploring over the course of its mission. A clearly tense but optimistic team watched as Perseverance made its final approach to Mars a few hours ago, confirming it was on track to hit the bullseye of Jezero Crater, the ancient delta...
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The first-ever space helicopter is approaching Mars in the belly of NASA's rover. It could change how we explore other planets.

An artist's illustration shows NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA stowed a solar-powered helicopter in the belly of its Perseverance rover, set to land on Mars on February 18. The helicopter, called Ingenuity, aims to conduct the first controlled flights ever on another planet. Ingenuity and Perseverance will both record video as the drone flies over an ancient Martian lakebed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A spac...
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The first-ever space helicopter is en route to Mars in the belly of NASA's rover. It's set to record the first Martian drone footage.

NASA stowed a solar-powered helicopter in the belly of its Perseverance Mars rover, which launched on July 30. The helicopter, called Ingenuity, is programmed to conduct the first controlled flights ever on another planet. Ingenuity and Perseverance will both record video as the helicopter flies across an open Martian field. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NASA's new Mars rover, which launched on July 30, has a miniature helicopter tucked inside its belly.  Perseverance wi...
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NASA stowed the first interplanetary helicopter in the belly of its Mars rover — a 'magic trick' that could return unprecedented video

NASA has stowed a solar-powered helicopter in the belly of its Perseverance Mars rover, which is set to launch Thursday morning. The helicopter, called Ingenuity, is programmed to conduct the first controlled flights ever on another planet. Ingenuity and Perseverance will both record video as the helicopter flies across an open Martian field. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NASA's new Mars rover, set to launch Thursday morning, has a miniature helicopter tucked inside its ...
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NASA Mars Helicopter Will Be Red Planet's 'Wright Brothers Moment'

As part of its next Mars mission, NASA is sending an experimental helicopter to fly through the red planet’s thin atmosphere.
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Ong Kim Swee warns Malaysia of Myanmar danger man Aung Thu

Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson preview the final match of Group A, and debate Malaysia's possession vs. Myanmar's offence. Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee has cautioned his team to mark the movement of Myanmar's hot shot Aung Thu ahead of their Southeast (SEA) Asian Games clash on Monday. The Yanadarbon FC striker has lit up the men's football tournament with four goals so far, scoring against Singapore, Laos and Brunei. Ong is aware of the prowess of the forward, who also gave ...
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Singapore outclassed in SEA Games opener by Myanmar's Aung

Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill assess Malaysia and Singapore's respective chances in the 2017 edition of the SEA Games. Singapore made an ominously poor start to their 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games campaign after a 2-0 loss to Myanmar in the Group A opener at Selayang Stadium, near Kuala Lumpur, on Monday afternoon. It was an identical result to when the two sides met in the AFC U23 Championship qualifiers a month ago. Aung Si Thu scored in both halves to hand a disappointing defeat to Ri...
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Singapore outclassed in SEA Games opener by Myanmar's Aung Thu

Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill assess Malaysia and Singapore's respective chances in the 2017 edition of the SEA Games. Singapore made an ominously poor start to their 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games campaign after a 2-0 loss to Myanmar in the Group A opener at Selayang Stadium, near Kuala Lumpur, on Monday afternoon. It was an identical result to when the two sides met in the AFC U23 Championship qualifiers a month ago. Aung Thu scored in both halves to hand a disappointing defeat to Richa...
Tags: Singapore, Football, Sport, Story, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Myanmar, Blog - Football Asia, Jason Dasey, Dez Corkhill, Selayang Stadium, Richard Tardy, Aung, Aung Thu


In First UN Address As Leader, Aung San Suu Kyi Defends Efforts On Rohingyas

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (Reuters) - In her first address to the U.N. General Assembly as national leader, Myanmar’s former political prisoner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi defended her government’s efforts to resolve a crisis over treatment of the country’s Muslim minority. Suu Kyi, who has been criticized for doing too little to address the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, said the government did not fear international scrutiny, but asked “for the unde...
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Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslims

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s government has set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find “lasting solutions” to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against the minority Rohingya Muslims. A statement Tuesday by the office of State Counselor Aung San Suu […]
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Early date of Myanmar peace conference concerns some groups

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Some ethnic rebel groups in Myanmar are expressing concern that a critical peace conference with the government has been scheduled for too early a date, limiting the opportunities for all parties to participate and jeopardizing the chances of success. State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader, announced this […]
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New drugs could ease Myanmar's crippling tuberculosis burden | Katie Arnold

Resistance to traditional tuberculosis treatment means some patients have to take a cocktail of toxic drugs. A trial in Myanmar is hoping to change thatTuberculosis has brought tragedy to Soe Lwin’s* family. In 1998, his eldest brother, Aung, was admitted to hospital having contracted the respiratory disease. They lived just outside Yangon, among vast paddy fields. The hospital was grim. Aung ran away from the doctors and returned to his village where he later died from the disease.Fifteen years...
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Myanmar's Insurgents Fight on Despite Advent of Democracy

Despite a new government led by democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's ethnic insurgents continue to battle for autonomy
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