The first space helicopter will not yet fly around Mars. The drone was scheduled to make its first short flight over the red planet at night from Monday to Monday (Netherlands time), but was postponed. A technical problem arose during training. At the earliest, the fresh take-off attempt will be made next Wednesday.
The maiden flight is scheduled for 4.54 NST hours on Monday. The refurbishment of the Mars helicopter is planned to reach a height of a few meters within three seconds. She will stay there for thirty seconds, before landing in the same place in a controlled manner.
That first flight is a test. If successful, the Mars helicopter could fly about five times, each time a few hundred meters away. It will probably last about a month on Mars.
In preparation for the first flight, the helicopter changes were rotated on Friday. Something went wrong with the code on the plane. The computer in the boldness of flight control warned that something was wrong. it’s being checked. “The helicopter is safe and sound and has returned all the data to Earth,” NASA said on Saturday.
The helicopter was launched in July as luggage in the perpetual Mars caravan. They landed together on Mars in mid-February. About a week ago, creativity was brought to the surface. The agility is about one meter high and weighs about 2 kg.
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