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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.

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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…

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