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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Captures Aerial View of Perseverance Rover on 11th Successful Flight

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Can you spot NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover mothership in the new aerial photo – shown above – taken by the agency’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter during its 11th incredible and successful flight above? In addition to photographing Perseverance from above in the thin Martian air Ingenuity is functioning fantastically well as an active

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Captures 3D Surveillance Imagery on 10th Successful Flight

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – It’s time to whip out your stereo glasses because NASA’s groundbreaking Ingenuity Helicopter captured its first ever 3D aerial view of Mars while flying above the Red Planet’s surface– and accomplished that during its most complex flight to date on July 24 during its 10th flight overall while functioning as an active aerial

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Notches 8th Successful Flight with Touchdown at New Airfield After Software Upgrade

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA’s groundbreaking Ingenuity Helicopter notched its 8th successful test flight on the Red Planet this week traveling for more than a minute and achieving a soft touchdown at another new ‘airfield’ – the fifth – after being upgraded with new flight software utilized for the 1st time now on its 3rd operational

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes Successful 7th Flight with Touchdown at New ‘Airfield’

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Continuing its astounding first in flight foray on another world NASA’s history making Ingenuity Helicopter successfully completed its 7th test flight on the Red Planet last week and with “no anomalies” unlike the prior flight three weeks earlier – while landing again at a new airfield on its 2nd operational flight transitioning

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter ‘Muscled Through’ In-Flight Anomaly to Survive 6th Flight and Land Safely

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  In a test flight challenging beyond anything planned NASA’s history making Ingenuity Helicopter ‘muscled through’ an in-flight anomaly of swinging, pitching and rolling oscillations of some 20 degrees to survive its demanding sixth flight on Mars this week and is ready to press on with reams of unforeseen knowledge gained – under

Ingenuity Mars Chopper Completes Challenging 4th Test Flight and Assumes Operational Support Role

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA’s Ingenuity chopper completed its extremely challenging 4th test flight on Friday, April 30, by again flying faster and farther than ever before – far surpassing all prelaunch objectives during testing on Earth while making history as humanity’s first aircraft to fly beyond Earth. And because of that and the fact that

NASA Ingenuity Chopper Completes Higher 2nd Test Flight Captures 1st Aerial Color Image of Mars

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter successfully completed its second and more ambitious test flight on Mars on April 22 of the first powered aircraft to fly beyond Earth and simultaneously also captured the first ever aerial color image of the Red Planet – a dramatic view of the rovers tracks crisscrossing the Red Planet’s

NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Targets Ambitious 2nd Martian Test Flight to ‘Go Bigger’ on April 22

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  Following up on the paradigm shifting history making 1st flight of NASA’s experimental Ingenuity mini helicopter earlier this week on Monday, April 19, the gleeful chopper team is now targeting early Thursday, April 22, for the 2nd and more ambitious test flight of the first powered aircraft beyond Earth – on the