Five Meters over Mars
On mission sol 872 (Earth date August 3) Ingenuity snapped
on its 54th flight
above the surface
of the Red Planet.
During the flight the Mars Helicopter hovered about 5 meters,
or just over 16 feet, above the Jezero crater floor.
Tips of Ingenuity's landing legs peek over the left and right edges
in the camera's field of view.
Tracks visible near the upper right corner lead to the
Perseverance Mars Rover, seen looking on from a distance
at the top right edge of the frame.
as a brief "pop-up" flight, Ingenuity's 54th flight lasted less than 25
It followed Ingenuity's 53rd flight made on July 22 that resulted in
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Publications with keywords: Mars - Martian Rover
Publications with words: Mars - Martian Rover