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The 10 flights of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter in one chart

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, photographed on Mars by the Perseverance rover on April 4, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has been zipping over Martian terrain since April. Recent journeys have taken the chopper farther south over more treacherous landscape. One map shows where Ingenuity has traveled. Another chart shows how far each flight has gone. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last weekend, NASA's Ingenuity helicopter lifted off on Mars fo...
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NASA's Mars helicopter nailed its 10th flight - double what engineers had hoped Ingenuity would do

The Ingenuity helicopter on Mars, sitting where the Perseverance rover dropped it, on April 5, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter completed its 10th flight on Mars Saturday. That's twice the number of flights that NASA originally planned for the little drone. Engineers thought Ingenuity would crash much earlier, but it's now on an extended mission. See more stories on Insider's business page. The "little helicopter that could" has done it again.NASA's I...
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One map and one chart show where NASA's Mars helicopter has traveled in the last 3 months

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter, photographed on Mars by the Perseverance rover’s rear Hazard Camera on April 4, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has been zipping over Martian terrain since April. Recent journeys have taken the chopper farther south over more treacherous landscape. One map shows where Ingenuity has traveled. Another chart shows how far each flight has gone. See more stories on Insider's business page. Exploring rough Martian terrain wasn't part of...
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NASA's Mars helicopter has now flown successfully 8 times, beaming back photos that look like a sci-fi film

The Ingenuity helicopter on Mars, sitting where the Perseverance rover dropped it, April 5, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flew over the red planet's surface for the eighth time on Monday - it zipped 525 feet over uncharted ground then landed safely in a new airfield. The space drone has far exceeded NASA's expectations, flying higher than engineers thought possible and surviving three high-risk landings. Ingenuity is on an extended mission to keep test...
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2 stunning panoramas show life on Mars through the eyes and ears of NASA's Perseverance rover

NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars. AP NASA's Perseverance rover has been snapping photos of Mars for several months. A new 360-degree video captures Mars' rocky terrain, plus the sound of its windy atmosphere. Another panorama gives a close-up look at the rover's tracks in the Martian soil. See more stories on Insider's business page. In its first 100 days on Mars, NASA's Perseverance rover took more than 75,000 images - including selfies, photos of mysterious rock...
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Ingenuity has done it again: NASA's Mars helicopter landed in a new spot it had never seen before

The Perseverance rover captured Ingenuity in mid-air during its second flight on April 22, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has completed its seventh flight on Mars. The space helicopter landed in a new airfield that had only been imaged by a Mars-orbiting spacecraft. Ingenuity is on an extended mission to help NASA practice for future Mars helicopters. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has defied expectations on...
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NASA's Perseverance rover has been on Mars 100 days. Its best photos show mysterious rocks, false rainbows, and helicopter flights.

Perseverance took a selfie with the Ingenuity helicopter on April 6, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Seán Doran NASA's Perseverance rover has spent 100 days on Mars. Perseverance has beamed photos from the red planet back to Earth almost daily. The best pictures show mystery rocks, river-delta cliffs, and the Ingenuity helicopter in flight. See more stories on Insider's business page. As of Tuesday, NASA's Perseverance rover has spent 100 days on the red planet. Perseverance ...
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A mid-air error led NASA's Mars helicopter to tilt wildly back and forth in its latest flight - but it landed safely

The Ingenuity helicopter has flown six times on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter encountered a navigation glitch in its most dangerous Mars flight yet. The drone tilted back and forth during the last 200 feet of its flight but managed to land safely. Ingenuity still showed off new technical skills as part of a fresh mission to test its limits. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter suffered a glitch during its most recent ...
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NASA's Mars helicopter will attempt a perilous landing in unknown territory during its first 'bonus' flight this week

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, photographed on Mars by the Perseverance rover on April 4, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has embarked on a new mission on Mars after five successful flights. It's scheduled to conduct its most daring flight yet within days. Ingenuity was expected to crash last month, but the helicopter has exceeded expectations. See more stories on Insider's business page. A month ago, NASA was preparing to sacrifice its Mars helicopter in t...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter just flew to a new Martian airfield to start a new mission

Left: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, photographed on Mars by the Perseverance rover on April 4, 2021. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter survived its first one-way flight, landing in a new airfield on Mars. Ingenuity's most ambitious, risky maneuver yet took it to a record height of 33 feet. Now Ingenuity begins a new mission: helping NASA practice for future Mars helicopters. See more stories on Insider's business...
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For the first time, you can hear the sound of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter (left) and Perseverance rover (right). NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover recorded the hum of the Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars. For the first time, you can hear the sound of controlled flight on another planet. Ingenuity is about to fly to a new airfield to carry out more experimental flights. See more stories on Insider's business page. A ghostly hum has been echoing across the plains of Mars' Jezero Crater. It's the soun...
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NASA's Mars helicopter has beamed back an otherworldly collection of photos and video from its first 4 flights

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flying through the Martian skies. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has completed four flights over the Martian surface. Ingenuity made history last week when it completed the first controlled, powered flight on another planet. Each of the three subsequent flights pushed the helicopter higher, farther, and faster. The helicopter has exceeded expectations, so NASA has given it a new mission: to scout and map unch...
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NASA is giving its Ingenuity helicopter a surprise second mission on Mars

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter (left) and its Perseverance rover (right). NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is giving its Ingenuity Mars helicopter a second mission: to scout out new terrain. While the Perseverance rover searches for signs of alien life, Ingenuity will fly to a new airfield. NASA will use data from this secondary mission to inform future interplanetary helicopters. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's pioneering Mars helicopter has exceeded expectations so...
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NASA's Mars helicopter shattered previous records in its fourth aerial adventure

Left: Ingenuity on the surface of Mars. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully executed a fourth flight over Mars on Friday. The excursion took the helicopter farther and faster than the prior three. NASA engineers have given Ingenuity a surprise second mission to scout new Martian territory. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Mars helicopter keeps exceeding expectations: Ingenuity completed it...
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NASA's Mars helicopter has beamed back an otherworldly collection of photos and video from its first few flights

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flying through the Martian skies. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has completed three flights over the Martian surface. Although it failed to lift off the ground for its fourth flight on Thursday, Ingenuity seems to be in good shape and NASA plans to retry the flight on Friday. Ingenuity made history last week when it completed the first controlled, powered flight on another planet. The two subsequent flights ...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter just failed to lift off from the Martian surface, but it will try again on Friday

Left: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on the surface of Mars, photographed by the Perseverance rover. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter failed to lift off for its fourth Mars flight, but it will try again Friday. A software issue may have prevented its flight computer from transitioning to flight mode. Ingenuity has just a week left for the two final flights that would push it to the limit. See more stories on Insider's bus...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter failed to lift off from the Martian surface on Thursday for its planned 4th flight

Left: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on the surface of Mars, photographed by the Perseverance rover. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter failed to lift off of Mars for its fourth flight on Thursday. A software issue may have prevented the helicopter's flight computer from transitioning to flight mode. Ingenuity has just a week left for the two final flights that will push it to the limit. See more stories on Insider's bu...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew faster and farther than ever before in its third aerial adventure over Mars

Left: Ingenuity on the surface of Mars. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter completed its third flight over the Martian surface on Sunday. Sunday's flight pushed the helicopter to its farthest distance yet: around 330 feet. David Lavery, the project's program executive, said the flight was "nothing short of amazing." See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully executed its...
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter just achieved 'freedom in the sky' in its third aerial adventure over Mars

Left: Ingenuity on the surface of Mars. Right: An illustration of Ingenuity flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA's Ingenuity helicopter completed its third flight over the Martian surface on Sunday. Sunday's flight likely pushed the helicopter to its farthest distance yet: around 330 feet. Ingenuity's chief pilot said Friday that the helicopter would "experience freedom in the sky." See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully exec...
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NASA's Perseverance rover just turned CO2 into oxygen. The technology could help future astronauts breathe on Mars.

Technicians in the cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory lower the MOXIE instrument into the belly of the Perseverance rover. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover carried an oxygen-producing experiment called MOXIE to Mars. MOXIE converted carbon dioxide from Mars' atmosphere into oxygen for the first time on Tuesday. Future astronauts will need to produce their own oxygen on Mars to breathe and fuel rockets. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA s...
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NASA's Ingenuity team is planning to push the helicopter as fast and far as it will go - even if it crashes

Left: Ingenuity on Mars. Right: Ingenuity project manager MiMi Aung. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU; NASA/Bill Ingalls NASA plans to push its Ingenuity Mars helicopter "to the limit" - as far and fast as it will go. During the next four flights, engineers hope to get as much data as possible for future drones. Mission controllers don't expect the helicopter to survive. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter made spaceflight history on Monday when it lift...
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Stunning video of the Ingenuity helicopter lifting off, flying, and landing on Mars gave its NASA team 'goosebumps'

The Perseverance rover captured Ingenuity's first flight on Mars on April 19, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover took video of the Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars for the first time. The drone's first flight was "absolutely beautiful" and "flawless," according to its NASA team. Watch the footage below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter took flight on Mars for the first time on Monday - and the Perseverance rover c...
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See the photo from the first helicopter flight on Mars, showing the planet's surface and the Ingenuity drone's shadow

Ingenuity snapped this photo of its shadow on the ground below as it flew on Mars on Monday. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew on Mars for the first time, lifting itself 10 feet high on Monday. The space drone snapped a photo of its shadow on the Martian surface below as it hovered. NASA expects to get full video footage of the flight from both Ingenuity and the Perseverance rover. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew on ...
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NASA's Mars helicopter took flight for the first time, opening the door for a new generation of space drones

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter recorded this photo of its shadow on the ground below as it flew on Mars for the first time, April 19, 2020. NASA NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew on Mars for the first time on Monday, making spaceflight history. Ingenuity's 10-foot hover was the first controlled, powered flight ever on another planet. Space helicopters could one day explore other planets or scout terrain for Mars astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA'...
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See the photo from the first-ever helicopter flight on Mars, showing the planet's surface and the Ingenuity drone's shadow

Ingenuity snapped this photo of its shadow on the ground below as it flew on Mars for the first time, April 19, 2020. NASA NASA's Ingenuity helicopter flew on Mars for the first time early Monday, making spaceflight history and proving that aerial exploration is possible on other planets.During the flight, it took the photo above, showing the surface of Mars and the drone's own shadow.As the 4-pound space drone rose 10 feet above the Martian surface, hovered for 30 seconds, and desc...
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Photos from NASA's Perseverance rover show the Ingenuity helicopter flying on Mars for the first time

Two images from the Perseverance rover showing the Ingenuity drone in the air and back on the surface on April 19, 2021. NASA NASA's Ingenuity helicopter made spaceflight history when it lifted off from the Martian surface for the first time on Monday morning.The Perseverance rover, which carried Ingenuity nearly 300 million miles to Mars, watched and filmed from a nearby overlook.It saw the 4-pound space drone flew 10 feet high, hovered there for 30 seconds, and safely lowered itself b...
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Watch NASA attempt to fly the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars for the first time

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is about to find out whether its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, flew for the first time early Monday. If it flies successfully, it may change how we explore planets - and beam back unprecedented video. Watch NASA's livestream from mission control below. See more stories on Insider's business page. Update: The Ingenuity helicopter successfully lifted off from Mars, flew 10 feet high, and lande...
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Watch live: NASA attempts to fly the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars for the first time

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is about to find out whether its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, flew for the first time early Monday. If it flies successfully, it may change how we explore planets - and beam back unprecedented video. Watch NASA's livestream from mission control below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is about to find out whether its Mars helicopter successfully flew its first flight - a fea...
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Watch NASA mission control live as the Ingenuity helicopter attempts to fly on Mars on Monday

An artist's concept of NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flying. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA is preparing to fly its Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, for the first time early Monday. If it flies successfully, it may change how we explore planets - and beam back unprecedented video. Watch NASA's livestream from mission control below. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is about to fly its Mars helicopter for the first time - a feat that could revolutionize spaceflight.The ...
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The first flight of NASA's Ingenuity helicopter on Mars is delayed at least a week because its software needs a tweak

The Perseverance rover captured images of the Ingenuity helicopter before (left) and after (right) spinning its rotor blades. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA delayed the first flight of its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars after a test ended abruptly. Ingenuity engineers are preparing a software update to fix the issue. NASA said it will set a new flight date next week. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA is trying to fix a glitch in its Mars helicopter.The $85 million drone, calle...
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