NASA's Ingenuity helicopter.

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NASA's Tiny Helicopter Successfully Completes 12 Flights ON Mars

In a remarkable achievement, NASA's tiny helicopter, Ingenuity has successfully completed its 12 flights against the expected, it was estimated to fly only five times in Mars's atmosphere. However, the chopper is still working and is now helping NASA's rover Perseverance, which is another mission of searching ancient life on the red planet. ''We're doing better on the surface than we had expected,'' said Josh Ravich, the head of ingenuity's mechanical engineering team.

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 04:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

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