A livestream will begin at 3:15 a.m. PDT that morning as the helicopter team prepares to receive the data downlink at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. MORE
MiMi Aung explains why the Mars Helicopter team is optimistic about the first flight attempt on Monday. MORE
Taking Flight: How Girls Can Grow up to Be Engineers. NASA engineers and education experts talk about internships, clubs, camps, and how to prepare for a career in engineering. April 22, 1 pm PDT/4 pm EDT. Schedule
A Month of Ingenuity: The Mars Helicopter
The Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity, is a technology demonstration to test powered flight on another world for the first time over a 30-Martian-day experimental window.
Meet the Martians
Meet some of the team members behind the Perseverance rover
Explore the Landing Site
Explore Jezero Crater using this interactive map that lets you zoom in and see where the Perseverance rover is located.
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