Fly Little Guy FLY!!!

 

I thought it was cool when I flew my friend’s drone across a field and through some trees and followed my dog around her yard.

And then today NASA flew a drone on Mars.

Challenge accepted NASA. Challenge accepted.

LOL. Seriously. Check this out, it’s AWESOME.

First Video of NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter in Flight, Includes Takeoff and Landing (High-Res)

To Mars, With Luv

Word of The Day Prompt: HIT

I couldn’t really find a song to feature for Song Lyric Sunday, so I found one to dedicate to Percy and her sister Rovers on Mars because it perfectly captures the Rovers :

They don’t move fast- they just sort of cruise along all cool like. You know. ” Check it out. I’m on Mars baby.”

They are decked out in all kinds of cool gear.

This song was a major hit when I was a kid. It’s always been a favorite of mine.

So the song I want to dedicate to Percy and the Rovers is:

Percy making tracks on Mars.

 

“Low Rider”

“Low Rider”

All my friends know the low rider
The low rider is a little higher
Yeah

The low rider drives a little slower
Low rider is a real goer
Hey

Low rider knows every street, yeah
Low rider is the one to meet, yeah

Low rider don’t use no gas now
The low rider don’t drive too fast

Take a little trip, take a little trip
Take a little trip and see
Take a little trip, take a little trip
Take a little trip with me

Helicopter Above Perseverance on Mars

This illustration depicts Mars Helicopter Ingenuity during a test flight on Mars.

From Earth To Mars

Here are two really important videos that are science related that I would like to share with you:

On March 5, 2021 NASA’s Curiosity Rover sent HI-RES panoramic image from MARS’ Mont Mercou site as well as Martian Clouds, Dust Tornado and Water-smoothed Rocks

All images are non-edited to see Mars in real colors

. Martian clouds and dust tornado are animated (collected from series of images). Mounted on the mast (the rover “neck and head”), these black-and-white cameras use visible light to gather panoramic, three-dimensional (3D) imagery.

The navigation camera unit is a stereo pair of cameras, each with a 45-degree field of view that supports ground navigation planning by scientists and engineers. They work in cooperation with the hazard avoidance cameras by providing a complementary view of the terrain.

All images and animations are from Thomas Appéré – associate teacher of Physics-Chemistry-NSI @stpaulstgeorges | PhD Doctor in Planetology Credit: nasa.gov, NASA/JPL-Caltech, NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Thomas Appéré

And back here on Earth we have some images of when Mabel Dreams. I happen to think that anything concerning dogs is important and without science this clip would never have been made, so it counts as an important science share.

Yeah…it’s a reach but it’s nice to know that my creative writing skills come in handy at times like this.

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