The final resting place of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has a new name from the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien, citing a set of islands associated with rest, refuge and eternity.
NASA's Perseverance Rover took a photo of its broken companion, the Ingenuity helicopter, as it sat motionless on a dune on Feb. 4.
NASA isn't quite finished with its broken Ingenuity Mars helicopter yet, mission managers revealed in a livestream honoring the drone's legacy on Jan. 31.
NASA will hold a free livestream today (Jan. 31) today to honor the achievements and legacy of Ingenuity, which ended its mission last week after suffering rotor damage.
Flat, featureless terrain likely caused the accident that has permanently grounded NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity, mission team members say.
Ingenuity, the first robot to ever fly on Mars, suffered rotor-blade damage during its most recent hop and can no longer fly, NASA announced today (Jan. 25).
Spirit and Opportunity landed on Mars 20 years ago this month, kicking off a surface mission that reshaped our understanding of the Red Planet.
Last week, NASA lost contact with Ingenuity. But, don't worry, the agency appears to have regained communication with the beloved helicopter exploring Mars.
NASA's Mars Sample Return program is the agency’s highest priority in planetary science, but projected multibillion-dollar overruns have some calling the plan a 'dumpster fire.'
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