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How fast are Ingenuity's knees wearing out?

Each leg of Ingenuity has what I'll call a knee. After just a few flights, on 2021 May 10, NASA wrote: By plastically deforming and fatiguing as it absorbs energy, this flexure acts much like the ...
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Falcon 9: Landing leg helium pressure?

So it seems the Falcon 9 landing legs are powered by a helium precharge. Does anyone know the pressure of that precharge? If no numbers for Falcon 9, is there at least a reasonable range of what the ...
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