Ingenuity Mars successfully made its first flight to Mars
Ingenuity Mars made its first flight to Mars. The small Ingenuity Mars helicopter was sent to the Red Planet along with the Perseverance rover. Its flight wanted to demonstrate the possibility of flying in the rare atmosphere of the planet. According to NASA, it took about four hours for the flight data to be transferred to Earth and decoded.
The first hop of the Ingenuity Mars lasted about 40 seconds. He took the aircraft to a height of 3 meters (10 feet), where he glided and took pictures before landing. Other flights are expected to take Ingenuity Mars higher and further, allowing it to monitor the surroundings. Perseverance rover.
Ingenuity Mars made its first flight to Mars.
The Martian atmosphere has less than 1% of the density of the Earth's atmosphere, a problem that the aircraft encounters due to the extremely low weight and large blades of the fast-rotating rotor. The flight was scheduled for April 11, however was postponed due to technical issues during the first high speed spin test.