The multicolor, stereo imaging
on the Perseverance rover
this 3D close-up (get out your red/blue glasses) of the
on mission sol 45.
That's Earth-date 2021 April 5.
on the Martian surface, Ingenuity is standing
alone on its four landing legs next to the rover's wheel tracks.
The experimental helicopter's solar panel, charging batteries that keep
it warm through the
and power its flight, sits just
above Ingenuity's two 1.2 meter (4 foot) long counter-rotating blades.
Thirteen sols later,
on April 19,
Ingenuity became the first aircraft to perform powered, controlled
flight on another planet.
has since gone on
to complete more than 50
flights through the thin atmosphere of Mars.
Authors & editors:
NASA Web Site Statements, Warnings,
NASA Official: Jay Norris.
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& Michigan Tech. U.
Publications with keywords: Mars - Martian Rover
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