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Are launch windows to Mars avoided if they result in landings during dust storm season? No. It's pretty well known that the gusts of wind on Mars are relatively harmless to a person standing on Mars (one of the big things the movie The Martian got wrong). Even though winds on Mars could reach up to 130 km/h, the atmosphere is very thin and thus does not ...


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The wind on Mars simply isn't that powerful. For comparison, the blades, which are rather large, are moving at the tips around 0.7 mach. It would take wind speeds on that order to cause it to have any measureable effects, and the winds aren't anywhere near that strong on Mars.


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At last, on 2021 May 10, an answer from the designers. Thanks to the thin atmosphere (1% of Earth’s), wide landing gear stance (45° tip-over angle), and low center of gravity (40% of the mass is in the fuselage), the parked helicopter can easily withstand winds in excess of 135 mph, far beyond what we expect to encounter. ... Our strategy for landing in ...


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The presentation contains a historical background of previous experiments. http://iki.rssi.ru/seminar/2011070508/presentation/Gavrik.ppt О модернизации наземных средств и бортового оборудования, используемых в радиофизических экспериментах перспективных космических проектов. (ФИРЭ им. В.А. Котельникова РАН) On the modernization of ground-based ...


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It would not last very long, as Mars is notorious for the dust storms present despite the low pressure of the atmosphere which sometimes kick up enough dust to be seen by telescopes on Earth. so technically it won't last forever like on the moon.


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The holes in the Ozone layer were known as far back as 1957. Scientists just forgot about the earlier report because no one was interested in the issue at the time of discovery. I encountered this fact while reviewing events recorded in either the NY Times or Omaha Herald (via microfiche) that occurred in my year of birth while in college. I have not found ...


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Firstly, tipping won't be possible because of Mars' low wind speeds It would take wind moving at around 0.7 mach to see any interesting results Ingenuity's long leg span must also be considered and its wide stance There is also a third factor that comes into play..... The heavy batteries at the base give it a low center of gravity ( yes the gravity on ...


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As Sujay says, Mars is known for it's dust storms, therefore footprints wouldn't last long on the surface. The regional Martian dust storms tend to happen in the summers and the larger, planet wide, storms every few years. However, while I cannot find anything categorically stating the dust storms don't reach the top of Olympus Mons. The vastly lower ...


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