Connect with us

Science

NASA delays Mars helicopter flight to at least April 14th – Yahoo News Australia

NASA has delayed the first flight of its Mars helicopter to at least April 14 after an issue during a test.

Published

on

Article feature image
ADVERTISEMENT

You’ll have to wait a little while longer to see NASA’s Mars helicopter in action. The agency has delayed Ingenuity’s first flight to “no earlier than” April 14th after a test on April 9th went awry. The high-speed spin test finished prematurely after a watchdog timer (meant to catch technical issues) expired while transitioning the helicopter to its flight mode.
NASA stressed that Ingenuity was “safe and healthy,” and that it was reviewing telemetry from the vehicle to both understand what happened…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
NASA Space Probe Detects Radio Emissions Coming from Venus – Nerdist
Article feature image
The US is tracking an uncontrolled Chinese rocket traveling at 18,000 miles an hour that is due to crash-land around May 8 – Business Insider Australia