Ingenuity Drone Helicopter Stars On Mars As Reconnaissance Asset

Mars samples in orbit
Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—Developed initially for a handful of test flights at its Gale Crater landing site on Mars, NASA’s small, solar-powered Ingenuity drone helicopter has logged 20 flights as it has graduated to become a reconnaissance asset for the Perseverance rover, which landed at what is believed to be an...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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