September 27, 2022
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AeroVironment’s Mars drone was more than a decade in the making

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The Perseverance rover landing on Mars, in one of the first images transmitted back to Earth on Feb. 18. (Photo courtesy NASA) An eight-year quest was realized Feb. 18 when the Mars Perseverance rover touched down safely in the Jezero Crater. On board the rover was a drone from Simi Valley’s own AeroVironment, dubbed Ingenuity.…

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