Drone team reacts to Mars rover landing

Shane Winsten, Diego Alvarez


Shane Winsten

Freshman Arabella Dias monitors the trajectory of her drone in as she guides it through an obstacle course in the gym on Feb. 19.

The Whirly Girls drone team spent a morning in the gym Feb. 19 preparing for an upcoming competition. The practice session occurred the day after the Mars landing of the rover Perseverance and the small robotic helicopter Ingenuity. Team members weighed in as to how the mission inspires their work on campus.