Ingenuity Helicopter

The Ingenuity Team Downloads the Final Data from the Mars Helicopter. The Mission is Over

I really can’t believe that the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars took its maiden voyage in April 2021. On the 16th…

1 month ago

Perseverance Gives Us One Last Look at the Damaged Ingenuity Helicopter

Well I consider that a success; the first aircraft on another world surpassed all expectations. Ingenuity, the helicopter that has…

4 months ago

Future Mars Helicopters Could Explore Lava Tubes

The exploration of Mars continues, with many nations sending robotic missions to search for evidence of past life and learn…

4 months ago

Ingenuity’s 69th Flight is its Farthest So Far

When NASA decided to send the little Ingenuity rotorcraft to Mars on the belly of the Perseverance rover, they weren't…

5 months ago

NASA Tests its Next-Generation Mars Helicopter Blades

While NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter continues to break records for both airspeed and altitude while it explores Jezero Crater on…

6 months ago

NASA's Mars Helicopter Had an Unscheduled Landing, But Flew Again

The Ingenuity helicopter continues to explore the landscape around Jezero Crater on Mars, now more than 800 days into its…

10 months ago

NASA and LEGO Continue Brick-Solid Partnership with Perseverance and Ingenuity LEGO Models

Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA-JPL) are busy keeping the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter functioning in Jezero Crater…

11 months ago

NASA's Mars Helicopter Went Silent for Six Agonizing Days

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter on Mars has exceeded everyone's expectations, recently completing its 51st flight when it was supposed to fly…

12 months ago

It’s Time to Figure Out How to Land Large Spacecraft Safely on Other Worlds

One of the most iconic events in history is Apollo 11 landing on the lunar surface. During the descent, astronauts…

1 year ago

Perseverance Watches Carefully as Ingenuity Lifts Off for its 47th Flight

In some of the best footage yet, the Perseverance rover has taken new video of the Ingenuity helicopter taking off…

1 year ago