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Ingenuity (Haiku)

By Andee Sherwood posted 04-19-2021 12:51

  
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured this shot as it hovered over the Martian surface on April 19, 2021, during the first instance of powered, controlled flight on another planet. It used its navigation camera, which autonomously tracks the ground during flight. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured this shot as it hovered over the Martian surface on April 19, 2021, during the first instance of powered, controlled flight on another planet. It used its navigation camera, which autonomously tracks the ground during flight.


Ingenuity

Arise, take flight! Soar!
Challenged by Mars' atmosphere.
Ingenuity! 
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By Andee Sherwood
April 19, 2021

Article Link: NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Succeeds in Historic First Flight
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tm8HBIHdfOY
Article Link: Why flying a helicopter on Mars is a big deal
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