NASA Tackles Mars Helicopter Nav System Issue After Anomaly

This image of Mars was taken from the height of 33 ft. by NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter during its sixth flight.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
NASA engineers are working on corrective actions to fix a navigation system timing issue on the agency’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter after the vehicle encountered an anomaly on its sixth flight which resulted in pitch and roll excursions up to 20 deg. The problem occurred 54 sec. into the May 23...

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