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Electric Model Flyers of Southern Ontario => General Discussion => Topic started by: EMFSO on April 01, 2021, 11:00:23 pm

Title: Mars Helicopter... It's electric.
Post by: EMFSO on April 01, 2021, 11:00:23 pm
Get ready for a month of Ingenuity with the Mars Helicopter. The first flight is no earlier than April 11, 2021 and it's electric powered.

https://mars.nasa.gov/technology/helicopter/# (https://mars.nasa.gov/technology/helicopter/#)
Title: Re: Mars Helicopter... It's electric.
Post by: byrocat on April 02, 2021, 08:22:56 pm
Latest update from the website, albeit the 23rd....

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8896/nasa-ingenuity-mars-helicopter-prepares-for-first-flight/
Title: Re: Mars Helicopter... It's electric.
Post by: EMFSO on April 22, 2021, 09:48:42 pm
NASA to Attempt First Controlled Flight on Mars As Soon As Monday

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8919/nasa-to-attempt-first-controlled-flight-on-mars-as-soon-as-monday/

(http://emfso.org/img/2021/Ingenuity001.gif)
Title: Re: Mars Helicopter... It's electric.
Post by: byrocat on April 22, 2021, 11:20:42 pm
Second test hop completed
https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/technology/mars-helicopter-completes-second-test-flight/ar-BB1fWAmP?ocid=msedgntp
Title: Re: Mars Helicopter... It's electric.
Post by: zac on April 24, 2021, 02:33:50 pm
NASA is preparing for the third flight on Sunday. They plan to fly for 80 seconds and 100 meters distance.

https://mars.nasa.gov/technology/helicopter/status/295/we-are-prepping-for-ingenuitys-third-flight-test/