Looking Up: Ingenuity Takes Flight
Dean and Anna continue their coverage and discussion of the Mars Perseverance Rover's exciting mission discussing its latest success: flight on another planets atmosphere! They offer their impressions of the Ingenuity Helicopter's first flight last month, the challenges of accomplishing such a feat, and what to expect moving forward.
They also talk with former NASA Astronaut and retired US Air Force Colonel, Terry Virts (@astroterry) as he has just launched his foray into the new final frontier: podcasting. Terry shares some of the exciting topics and guests coming up in the his new podcast Down To Earth's launch episodes... and was also nice enough to share some amazing stories about the experience of living on the International Space Station and the challenges gravity imposes upon returning to Earth.