Mars Helicopter Ingenuity Launch Date. For the first flight the helicopter is set to take off at an altitude of around 60 cm from the surface of mars, hover for about twenty to thirty seconds, and. Survive launch, cruise to mars, and landing on the red planet.
Et on april 19, according to nasa. The ingenuity mars helicopter will take flight no sooner than sunday 11 april 2021. Get breaking space news and the latest updates on rocket launches, skywatching events and more!
Ingenuity flew to mars attached to the belly of perseverance, landing inside jezero with the $2.7 billion rover on feb.
Nasa mars helicopter ingenuity project manager mimi aung (left) celebrates with her team at the jet propulsion laboratory in california after seeing images from the first successful flight. The mars helicopter, ingenuity, is a technology demonstration to test powered flight on another world for the first time. © provided by cnet the ingenuity helicopter could make aviation history on mars. The agency's dragonfly mission to saturn's moon titan is scheduled for a 2027 launch, with arrival to occur about eight years later.