NASA's Future Exploration of Mars to Involve Scouting Helicopter Drones?

January 23, 2015 8:50 PM

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NASA's unmanned explorations on Mars have been nothing short of historic, so now they are planning ways to continue such advancement.

For one, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is exploring the possibility of a helicopter-like drone to perform scouting missions for the rover on the ground. The Curiosity rover experienced significant wear and tear on its tires as it trekked the Martian terrain, so a scouting drone may be a rem...

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