NASA video shows Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

NASA video shows Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

NASA has published dramatic footage of the Ingenuity Mars helicopter completing its record-breaking 25th flight

NASA has published dramatic footage of the Ingenuity Mars helicopter completing its record-breaking 25th flight

where the helicopter covered a distance of 704 metres at a speed of 5.5 metres per second, marking the rotorcraft’s longest and fastest flight to date.

where the helicopter covered a distance of 704 metres at a speed of 5.5 metres per second, marking the rotorcraft’s longest and fastest flight to date.

The video was taken on April 8 during the flight but was only released by the space agency on May 27.

The video was taken on April 8 during the flight but was only released by the space agency on May 27.

Ingenuity is a small solar-powered helicopter that landed on the surface of Mars on February 18, 2021, along with the Perseverance Rover.

Ingenuity is a small solar-powered helicopter that landed on the surface of Mars on February 18, 2021, along with the Perseverance Rover.

It completed the world’s first powered extraterrestrial flight on April 19 when it took off, 

It completed the world’s first powered extraterrestrial flight on April 19 when it took off, 

hovered and landed for a flight duration of 39.1 seconds.

hovered and landed for a flight duration of 39.1 seconds.