Monday, 12 February, 2024
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Found Broken by Perseverance
The Ingenuity Mars helicopter was found on the surface of the Red Planet, shattered, by the Perseverance rover. The first powered flight on Mars, accomplished by the helicopter, looks to have been damaged, most likely by the hostile Martian atmosphere. Future mission planning is informed by this revelation, which offers insightful information about the difficulties of using technology in extraterrestrial habitats.