NASA's tiny helicopter Ingenuity arrived on the red planet along with the Perseverance rover in February, and after a small issue and some tweaks, it's now ready for its first test flight. The helicopter test flight is set for tomorrow, Monday, April 19, and will be the first time that an aircraft has flown on another planet. The little helicopter is set to make history, and NASA will be sharing the excitement with a livestream of mission control as the first data comes in. We've got the details on how to watch below. What to expect from the test flight Ingenuity had been set to perform its first test flight earlier this month, but engineers noticed an issue during a high-speed spin test. The helicopter team was quick to assure the public that the helicopter was healthy and well, but they needed to make some adjustments to the helicopter's software to fix the issue. With those adjustments made, the team is now ready to go ahead with the test flight. "The original flight date of April 11 shifted as engineers worked on preflight checks and a solution to a command sequence issue," NASA wrote in an update on the helicopter…. Read full this story
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