Ingenuity

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…

2 months ago

The Mars Science Helicopter Could be an Airborne Geologist on Mars

After over 70 successful flights, a broken rotor ended the remarkable and groundbreaking Ingenuity helicopter mission on Mars. Now, NASA…

3 months ago

Grabbing Samples from the Surface of Mars

As if the Mars Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity Drone were not exciting enough then the next step in this audacious…

3 months ago

Ingenuity Won’t Fly Again Because It’s Missing a Rotor Blade

Ingenuity has been the first aerial vehicle on another world. NASA announced the end of the Martian helicopter’s life at…

4 months 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

Ingenuity Suffers Rotor Damage, Ending the Mission

There have been numerous robotic space missions reach the end of their operating life over the years and for a…

5 months ago

NASA Lost Contact With its Ingenuity Helicopter Briefly, but it's Back

Imagine remotely flying a drone or small aircraft from a great distance and loosing contact with it during flight. You’d…

5 months ago

A Tiny Quadcopter Could Gather Rocks for China’s Sample Return Mission

Space exploration is always changing. Before February 2021 there had never been a human made craft flying around in the…

7 months ago

Ingenuity Sees Perseverance From Above

Where’s Waldo (or Where's Wally) is a very popular book series for all ages.  One way to make it potentially…

3 years ago

Long-Range Photo of Ingenuity Taken by Perseverance’s SuperCam Instrument

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is a stunning achievement of engineering, design, and, well, ingenuity. The dual-rotor craft can be seen taking…

3 years ago