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Mars Helicopter Ingenuity

Unread post by rhyneheimer » Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:44 pm

Helicopter Ingenuity and rover Perseverance land on Mars on Feb 18/2021 -
CGI Animation - "NASA's Mars Helicopter Ingenuity will be the first aircraft to fly in a controlled way on another planet. As its own separate mission, the helicopter will hitch a ride to Mars attached to the belly of NASA’s Perseverance rover (part of the Mars 2020 mission). This animation reel simulates how Ingenuity will operate on the surface of Mars."
It's way over 250g!! haha
Mass: 1.8 kg (4.0 lb)
Batteries: 273 g (9.6 oz)
Power: 350 watts
https://youtu.be/vnH4yD0s8QM
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Steve Ryan -
HEFA/MAAC pilot, slope soaring fanatic, electric enthusiast -
I am not a drone