At last! Some music played with real people, rather than the unreal Zoom sort! Both the fiddle and the nyckelharpa got some needed exercise.
Image above from the SpaceX video of the flight
This amazing vehicle has taken another step forward; it now flies and has landed safely, still using the same manoeuvre to get from horizontal to vertical just before landing.
Here’s the video:
It will be interesting to see what they manage next. It’s going to be a while before they get this into orbit.
Flying the Ingenuity helicopter carried on the NASA Perseverence rover is quite a feat. It has to be done completely autonomously; Mars is currently over half an hour away for round trip radio signals, so remote control is not an option. There’s no GPS to help navigation either!
A pity they couldn’t have tracked it off to the right as well, but at least it came back!
Here’s the mission website: https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/