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
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
Hello Ganymede! NASA’s Juno Orbiter Captures Spectacular 1st UpClose Images of Jupiter Moon in 2 Decades
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Hello, Ganymede! Its been a long time! NASA’s Juno Jupiter Orbiter captured the first up close images of Jupiter’s largest moon we’ve seen in two decades. The spectacular views were gathered during Juno’s ‘historic’ first close flyby of the giant Jovian moon on Monday, June 7. The first two of as many
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
For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – A stunning new video released by the team controlling NASA’s history making Ingenuity Helicopter gives viewers the sensation of standing on the Red Planet and seeing the amazing chopper fly over Mars in 3D firsthand – see still image above and the spectacular full video below. But to get the full effect
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
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
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
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!