Tag: JPL

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Chopper Snaps Amazing Aerial Image of Perseverance, Ready to Push Envelope with All Flight Goals Met

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA’s experimental Ingenuity Martian chopper snapped an amazing first ever aerial image of the agency’s Perseverance rover residing on the surface of the Red Planet  while acing its 3rd tremendous test flight on Sunday, April 25 – when it flew faster, farther and bolder than ever before and continues its history making achievements

NASA Mars Ingenuity Chopper Aces Faster, Farther and Bolder Challenges on 3rd Test Flight

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA’s Ingenuity chopper aced its 3rd test flight on Sunday, April 25, by flying faster, farther and bolder to a half a football field down range and back – thus achieving ever more challenging objectives far beyond anything demonstrated during testing on Earth while making history as humanity’s first aircraft to fly

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

NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Succeeds Brilliantly at Historic 1st Test Flight on Another World – Mars !

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – In a paradigm shifting moment for space exploration human ingenuity triumphed under the most trying of flight conditions early this Monday morning when NASA’s experimental Ingenuity mini helicopter succeeded brilliantly at accomplishing its history making attempt at making the first powered flight by an aircraft beyond Earth – on the Planet Mars!

Ginny and Percy Together! Perseverance Snaps Spectacular 1st Selfie with Ingenuity Helicopter on Mars Ahead of Historic Flight: Mosaic

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Ginny and Percy together on Mars in 1st joint Selfie! NASA’s Perseverance rover has just snapped her first ever selfie on Mars this week on April 6, or Sol 46 – as well as its also being the first joint selfie with the experimental Ingenuity Mars helicopter on the Red Planet – –

Ingenuity Helicopter Survives 1st Frigid Martian Night Alone and Readies for Historic Flight!

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA’s experimental solar powered Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has safely survived its first frigid night standing alone and all on its own power overnight on Monday, April 5, Sol 44, after being safely deployed to the ‘Martian Flight Field’ on Sunday, April 4, and carefully dropped from the attach point on the belly of

Touchdown Confirmed – Ingenuity Helicopter Deployed on Martian Flight Field for Historic Flight!

  For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Touchdown confirmed!  NASA’s experimental solar powered Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has been safely deployed to the ‘Martian Flight Field’ after being carefully dropped from attach point on the belly of the Perseverance rover where its been hanging this past week after completing the methodical step by step unfolding, swing down and deployment

NASA Targets Wright Brothers First Flight Moment on Mars with Ingenuity Helicopter NET April 8 – Deployment Begins: Mosaic

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – The NASA science and engineering team leading the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter are targeting a history making ‘Wright Brothers’ first flight moment for the agencies experimental craft on Mars for no earlier than April 8 – aiming to make the first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Meanwhile the

1st Look at NASA’s Unveiled Mars Helicopter Ingenuity on Perseverance Rover Belly as Helipad Takeoff Site Located: Mosaic

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – For the first time in history a Martian Helicopter has been unveiled on the surface of the Red Planet as NASA’s experimental Ingenuity rotocraft catches humanity’s very first glimpse of the delightfully diminutive and cute craft -attached to the belly of the Perseverance rover after the protective debris shield was dropped, and imaged