Flight of the Martian bee

2019-03-07 03:04:02

By Eugenie Samuel in Boston A ROBOTIC flyer that looks like two giant moths on a stick may be the first craft to cruise effortlessly through the Martian skies rather than inch across its surface like Sojourner, which relayed back pictures of nearby rock clusters and that familiar horizon. NASA hopes its next generation of landers will have a flying companion to travel farther afield. Despite the Red Planet’s lower gravity,