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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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For the first time, you can hear the sound of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter (left) and Perseverance rover (right). NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover recorded the hum of the Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars. For the first time, you can hear the sound of controlled flight on another planet. Ingenuity is about to fly to a new airfield to carry out more experimental flights. See more stories on Insider's business page. A ghostly hum has been echoing across the plains of Mars' Jezero Crater. It's the soun...
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5 military weapons that are way older than you think

US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey fires a Tomahawk missile in the Pacific Ocean, August 17, 2018. US Navy/MCS 2nd Class Devin M. Langer The hardware used on modern battlefields is only getting more sophisticated. But some of those weapons have been in use in some form for hundreds of years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Modern wars are defined by a number of technologies like guided missiles, helicopters, and submarines.Except all three of those military techno...
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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 shattered previous records in its fourth aerial adventure

Left: Ingenuity on the surface of Mars. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully executed a fourth flight over Mars on Friday. The excursion took the helicopter farther and faster than the prior three. NASA engineers have given Ingenuity a surprise second mission to scout new Martian territory. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Mars helicopter keeps exceeding expectations: Ingenuity completed it...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter just failed to lift off from the Martian surface, but it will try again on Friday

Left: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on the surface of Mars, photographed by the Perseverance rover. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter failed to lift off for its fourth Mars flight, but it will try again Friday. A software issue may have prevented its flight computer from transitioning to flight mode. Ingenuity has just a week left for the two final flights that would push it to the limit. See more stories on Insider's bus...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter failed to lift off from the Martian surface on Thursday for its planned 4th flight

Left: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on the surface of Mars, photographed by the Perseverance rover. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter failed to lift off of Mars for its fourth flight on Thursday. A software issue may have prevented the helicopter's flight computer from transitioning to flight mode. Ingenuity has just a week left for the two final flights that will push it to the limit. See more stories on Insider's bu...
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651 Ingenuity Flies on Mars

Ingenuity becomes the first aircraft to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet. Also, green aviation initiatives from IAG, Southwest Airlines, and Universal Hydrogen; the F-15EX gets a new name; a museum reopens and a major GA event is canceled; a recap of the 2021 Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo; and a Lego story. Aviation News Ingenuity Becomes the First aircraft to Fly on Another Planet The NASA solar-powered Ingenuity Mars helicopter has become “the first aircraft in hist...
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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 Helicopter Just Completed Its Second Flight on Mars

Following up on its first gravity-defying achievement on Mars, the helicopter Ingenuity took flight again this morning for a second, more complex aerial maneuver. The flight was a success, further pushing the limits of what humans (or at least, human-made drones) can do in the thin Martian air.Read more...
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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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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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NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Has Flown on Mars

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter just took its first flight on Mars. It’s the first powered, controlled flight on another planet, a feat not even attempted during the mid-century heyday of the Moon landings. Ingenuity completed the flight carrying a small piece of one of Orville and Wilbur Wright’s original aircrafts…Read more...
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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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See the photo from the first-ever 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 for the first time, April 19, 2020. NASA NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew on Mars for the first time early Monday, making spaceflight history and proving that aerial exploration is possible on other planets.During the flight, it took the photo above, showing the surface of Mars and the drone's own shadow.As the 4-pound space drone rose 10 feet above the Martian surface, hovered for 30 seconds, and desc...
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Photos from NASA's Perseverance rover show the Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars for the first time

Two images from the Perseverance rover showing the Ingenuity drone in the air and back on the surface on April 19, 2021. NASA NASA's Ingenuity helicopter made spaceflight history when it lifted off from the Martian surface for the first time on Monday morning.The Perseverance rover, which carried Ingenuity nearly 300 million miles to Mars, watched and filmed from a nearby overlook.It saw the 4-pound space drone flew 10 feet high, hovered there for 30 seconds, and safely lowered itself b...
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Watch live: NASA attempts to fly the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars for the first time

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is about to find out whether its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, flew for the first time early Monday. If it flies successfully, it may change how we explore planets - and beam back unprecedented video. Watch NASA's livestream from mission control below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is about to find out whether its Mars helicopter successfully flew its first flight - a fea...
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Watch NASA attempt to fly the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars for the first time

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is about to find out whether its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, flew for the first time early Monday. If it flies successfully, it may change how we explore planets - and beam back unprecedented video. Watch NASA's livestream from mission control below. See more stories on Insider's business page. Update: The Ingenuity helicopter successfully lifted off from Mars, flew 10 feet high, and lande...
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Watch NASA mission control live as the Ingenuity helicopter attempts to fly on Mars on Monday

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is preparing to fly its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, for the first time early Monday. If it flies successfully, it may change how we explore planets - and beam back unprecedented video. Watch NASA's livestream from mission control below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is about to fly its Mars helicopter for the first time - a feat that could revolutionize spaceflight.The ...
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Watch Live as NASA Mission Control Finds Out If Ingenuity's First Flight on Mars Was Successful [Updated]

Update: It looks like today is the day. From what we know, at 3:30 a.m. ET, NASA attempted the first controlled flight of its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA will receive the data from the flight at 6:15 a.m. ET. You can watch the team in mission control receive the results live beginning at 6:15 a.m. ET on YouTube…Read more...
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Third Date’s the Charm (Maybe): NASA Reschedules First Ingenuity Flight on Mars for Monday

NASA has given an eager public a new date for the Ingenuity helicopter’s first controlled flight on Mars: Monday, April 19. This would be the third time Ingenuity’s flight has been rescheduled to date, and with some luck, it might be the real deal.Read more...
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Soldiers involved in flying helicopter low over George Floyd protests in DC have been disciplined, Army says

Protesters steady themselves as a military helicopter flies low, pushing a strong vertical downwash of air (rotor wash) onto the crowd during a protest over the death of George Floyd, June 1, 2020. ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images The Army found a "systematic lack of understanding" in the use of low-flying helicopters during June 2020 demonstrations in Washington, DC. The actions of soldiers involved were not considered misconduct but rather "performance issues," an Army official said ...
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The first flight of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on Mars is delayed at least a week because its software needs a tweak

The Perseverance rover captured images of the Ingenuity helicopter before (left) and after (right) spinning its rotor blades. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA delayed the first flight of its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars after a test ended abruptly. Ingenuity engineers are preparing a software update to fix the issue. NASA said it will set a new flight date next week. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is trying to fix a glitch in its Mars helicopter.The $85 million drone, calle...
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How to watch NASA mission control live as the Ingenuity helicopter attempts to fly on Mars

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is preparing to fly its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, for the first time. If it flies successfully, it may change how we explore planets - and beam back unprecedented video. Watch NASA's livestream from mission control below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is about to fly its Mars helicopter for the first time. The feat could revolutionize spaceflight.The helicopter, calle...
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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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Watch NASA attempt to fly its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars for the first time on Wednesday

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA could fly its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, for the first time on Wednesday. If it flies successfully, it may change how we explore planets - and beam back unprecedented video. Watch NASA's livestream from mission control below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is about to fly its Mars helicopter for the first time. The feat could revolutionize spaceflight.The helicopter, ca...
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NASA delays Mars helicopter flight after a crucial rotor-blade-spinning test ended abruptly

The Perseverance rover captured the Ingenuity helicopter before (left) and after (right) spinning its rotor blades at low speed. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA has delayed the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars helicopter to Wednesday. A crucial test to spin Ingenuity's blades at full speed ended abruptly due to a "watchdog" timer. It's not clear what the issue was but NASA will have to redo the test before flying. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA has delayed the fi...
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