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MARS HELICOPTER INGENUITY ENDS FLIGHT MISSIONS

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 Hey Area Placers!

A acknowledged by NASA:

“NASA’s history-making Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has ended its mission on the Purple Planet after surpassing expectations and making dozens extra flights than deliberate. Whereas the helicopter stays upright and in communication with floor controllers, imagery of its Jan. 18 flight despatched to Earth this week signifies a number of of its rotor blades sustained harm throughout touchdown, and it’s now not able to flight.

Initially designed as a know-how demonstration to carry out as much as 5 experimental check flights over 30 days, the primary plane on one other world operated from the Martian floor for nearly three years, carried out 72 flights, and flew greater than 14 occasions farther than deliberate whereas logging greater than two hours of whole flight time.”

Properly Achieved, Ingenuity……Properly Achieved.

Sky Man in VA

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