Completing a spin test means the Ingenuity Mars copter could be a step closer to its first flight.
  • Engadget
  • Apr 17, 2021

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completes a 'spin test,' moves closer to flight - Engadget

Plans for the first flight test of NASA's Mars copter were delayed after it failed to complete a test last weekend, but now the team behind it says the craft has completed a full-speed spin. As descr… [+867 chars]

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