High School Junior Names NASA’s Mars Helicopter

Vaneeza Rupani and the Mars Helicopter
April 29, 2020
CreditNASA/JPL-Caltech/NIA/Rupani Family
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Vaneeza Rupani (inset), a junior at Tuscaloosa County High School in Northport, Alabama, came up with the name Ingenuity for NASA's Mars Helicopter (an artist's impression of which is seen here) and the motivation behind it for NASA's "Name the Rover" essay contest.