The Ingenuity Mars helicopter, which arrived with the Perseverance rover, is a technology demonstration that will attempt the first-ever powered, controlled flight on another world. The teams operating Ingenuity and Perseverance have now chosen the flight zone where the helicopter will conduct its operations for up to 31 days (30 sols, or Mars days). Join NASA experts to discuss upcoming milestones and get answers to your questions.
Speakers are expected to include:
Lori Glaze, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters, Washington
Bobby Braun, director for planetary science, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California
J. (Bob) Balaram, Ingenuity chief engineer, JPL
Håvard Grip, Ingenuity chief pilot, JPL
Farah Alibay, Perseverance integration lead for Ingenuity, JPL
Header image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech