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The Mars Ingenuity helicopter is on borrowed time as it endures the winter

For the first time, the Ingenuity team on Earth lost contact with Ingenuity on floors 427 and 428, or Martian days that correspond to May 3 and 4. The small helicopter’s engineers spent a week investigating what could have caused the communication failure. The team discovered that the loss of contact occurred because Ingenuity experienced …

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NASA Starliner Solar Sail CAPSTONE

This week @NASA: historic Starliner test mission, solar sail, record-breaking helicopter flight to Mars

A commercial crew spacecraft historical test mission … Recognize leadership of our[{” attribute=””>James Webb Space Telescope team … And a small spacecraft prepares for a unique mission around the Moon … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA! Historic Boeing CST-100 Starliner test mission “Approaching the International Space …

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NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Record Flight

Watch spectacular video of NASA’s record-breaking Ingenuity Mars helicopter flight

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completed a record-breaking 25th flight on April 8, 2022. The rotorcraft’s onboard navigation camera captured its longest, fastest flight to date on the Red Planet. The helicopter traveled 2,310 feet (704 meters) at a top speed of 12 mph (5.5 meters per second). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Further and faster than ever The …

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