Vaneeza Rupani — Honoured for Naming NASA’s 1st Mars Helicopter

Published on May 03, 2020
Current Context: India origin girl, Vaneeza Rupani has been honored by NASA for naming the NASA’s first Mars helicopter ‘Ingenuity’.
Vaneeza Rupani — Honoured for Naming NASA’s 1st Mars Helicopter
  • She submitted her essay into NASA’s “Name the Rover” contest and was chosen among 28,000 essays from The US.
  • She submitted the name ‘Ingenuity’ to NASA’s first mars helicopter which was liked and appreciated by NASA.
  • Also NASA has announced that its next rover to the Mars is named as Perseverance.
  • Ingenuity and Perseverance are scheduled to launch in July and land February 2021 at Mars’ Jezero Crater believed to be the site of a lake that existed 3.5 billion years ago.

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  • HQ of NASA: Washington DC, United States

Question:

Q.1 What is the name given by Indian-origin girl Vaneeza Rupani to NASA’s first Mars helicopter?
a. Innovative
b. Ingenuity
c. Perseverance
d. Persistence

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