NASA Attaches Helicopter To Mars Rover For 2020 Mission Written 30 August 2019

30 August 2019
ExecutiveGov reports that NASA “has docked its Mars Helicopter to the Mars 2020 rover for the upcoming exploration mission on the red planet.” NASA said Wednesday that JPL engineers installed the twin-rotor helicopter to the rover’s underside. JPL Project Manager for Mars Helicopter MiMi Aung said, “Our job is to prove that autonomous, controlled flight can be executed in the extremely thin Martian atmosphere.” (Image: artist's concept of the Mars 2020 rover. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech | Wikipedia)
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