NASA Attaches Helicopter Drone to Mars 2020 Rover

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA is still busy integrating the systems that will let the new Mars 2020 rover explore the red planet, but engineers took time to hook up the rover’s sole passenger this week: the Mars Helicopter. The small experimental aircraft […]

Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket will go reusable, with the company aiming for mid-air helicopter recovery – gpgmail

[ad_1] Private rocket launch startup and SpaceX competitor Rocket Lab made a big announcement today: It’ll be looking to re-use the first stage of its Electron rockets, returning them to Earth with a controlled landing after they make their initial trip to orbit with the payload on board. The landing sequence will be different from […]