Helicopter on Mars for the first time – NASA’s Mission


NASA will be the flying an aircraft for the first time to the surface of Mars. This helicopter is said to be smaller in size. This mission of NASA is supposed to be a part of the 2020 mission of the space agency of the United States. The aircraft will be operating with the help of lithium-ion batteries. The helicopter will have solid cells which will help the aircraft to charge its batteries. It is also built with having a heating mechanism which will help in keeping itself warm. The aircraft is said to be controlled by remote. It is made of two twin and identical rotating blades which is supposed to weight 1.8 kilograms. In this way, it is said to be able to fly in the Martian atmosphere with the help of such built-in design. The helicopter is also reported to be having a fuselage whose size is like that of a softball.  

The blades of such a helicopter are said to spin