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Thu Apr 22, 2021, 05:17 PM

NASA's Mars helicopter makes second flight [View all]

Source: Raw Story

By Agence France-Presse
Published April 22, 2021

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NASA successfully carried out a second flight on Mars on Thursday of its mini helicopter Ingenuity, a 52-second sortie that saw it climb to a height of 16 feet (five meters).

"So far, the engineering telemetry we have received and analyzed tell us that the flight met expectations," said Bob Balaram, Ingenuity's chief engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in southern California.

"We have two flights of Mars under our belts, which means that there is still a lot to learn during this month of Ingenuity," Balaram said in a statement.

Read more: https://www.rawstory.com/nasas-mars-helicopter-makes-second-flight/



And the Perseverance Rover as detected oxygen on the planet...........

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