Mimi Aung

Mimi Aung
NASA Project Manager
Helicopter on Mars

Daughter of Dr. Hla Hla Sein (Mathematics)

  • The Ingenuity helicopter has successfully completed its historic flight on Mars and safely landed back on the surface, according to NASA.
  • The first powered, controlled flight on another planet took place at 3:34 a.m. ET.
  • Unlike when the helicopter’s fellow traveler, the Perseverance rover, landed on Mars on February 18, there was a bit of wait to know how the helicopter fared in its attempt.
  • The helicopter team was in mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, early Monday morning to receive and analyze the first data from Ingenuity’s flight attempt.


Dr. Khin Maung U wrote :

Her mom who passed away a few years ago from pancreatic cancer was a devout Buddhist who spent weekend meditation sessions with us for many years till she died.

Categories: Pioneers

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