NASA Extends Mars Helicopter Mission To Test Aerial Ops

Mars surface
Credit: NASA-JPL
CAPE CANAVERAL—With its fourth flight test on Mars, NASA is transitioning its Ingenuity technology demonstration project into an extended 30-day mission to develop and test operations for future science rotorcraft. The $85 million program was expected to end by May 4 after up to five flight...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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