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NASA gets ready for first flight on Mars – The West Australian

NASA has delayed its first flight on another planet as it seeks to fix technical issues in the Ingenuity miniature helicopter.



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A tiny helicopter built by NASA is ready to fly on Mars as part of the US space agency’s first attempt at a powered, controlled flight on another world.
The Ingenuity helicopter is expected to take to the Martian skies in the coming days – with Wednesday being the earliest time for take-off.
The small helicopter is part of a technology demonstration – a project that aims to test a new capability for the first time.
Take-off had been scheduled for Monday, but NASA has said this was delayed to Wednesday…

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