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Mars 2020 Rover will carry a drone Copter

Steve Taranovich
lenzr
lenzr
5/30/2018 9:02:30 AM
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Efficiency could be improved
Two propeller over each other is not the best solution. There is a solution available with one propeller only and a special jacket as a couter rotation element with a much better efficiency. But the idea about using a drone is certainly promissing.

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RobTheNob
RobTheNob
5/30/2018 8:49:44 AM
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Air Density and Gravity
This little guy is having to find lift in an atmosphere much less dense than Earth's. How much is that difficulty offset by Mars' reduced gravity? I will go and look up the numbers but I suspect the relationship won't necessarily be linear.

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jonharris0
jonharris0
5/23/2018 7:30:54 AM
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Super cool!
Thank for sharing this Steve!  What an incredible mission!  I am excited to see how the mission goes.  I sure hope they succeed and are able to send back some great photos and data!

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