• The Ingenuity Mars helicopter's blades are spinning ahead of its first flight - making the NASA team 'nervous and excited'

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Perseverance rover photographed the Ingenuity helicopter before and after it spun its rotor blades.
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    NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has spun its blades and charged up with solar energy on Mars.
    On Monday, Ingenuity will attempt the first controlled flight on Mars .
    The NASA team is nervous and excited for the high-stakes experimental flight.
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    NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is charging up and spinning its blades in preparation to fly above the Martian surface. The 4-pound drone is set to lift off early on Monday, rise 10 feet...
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