Mars Chopper: China develops miniature prototype helicopter for future missions

China has developed a prototype miniature helicopter for surveillance work on future missions to Mars, according to its space science agency, after the historic landing of a robotic rover on the Red Planet a few months ago. The prototype is similar in appearance to the Ingenuity robotic helicopter, developed by NASA for its Perseverance mission … Read more

Rechargeable batteries now have six times more capacity, researchers build prototype

New research in the rechargeable battery sphere has resulted in an alkali metal chlorine battery that can hold up to six times more charge than today’s normal lithium ion batteries. The discovery was published on August 25, 2021. After the discovery, the research team finds itself closer to two goals: accelerating the battery to the … Read more