(AGENPARL) – RESTON (VIRGINIA), mer 21 aprile 2021

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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured this photo of its own shadow while hovering above the Martian surface on 19 April 2021, marking the first occurrence of powered, controlled flight on another planet. | Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The Washington Post reports that NASA “shared the full video of its Ingenuity helicopter’s flight on the surface of Mars on April 19. Engineers also shared a reconstruction of the flight as well as photos from chopper’s landing camera.” Florida Today reports that the flight “was captured on several cameras including a video camera on the Perseverance rover, which was standing by.” Over the “next few days, the helicopter team will receive and analyze all data and imagery from the test and formulate a plan for the second experimental test flight, scheduled for no earlier than Thursday.”
Full Story (Washington Post); More Info (Florida Today)

 First Video of NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicpoter in Flight

Fonte/Source: https://www.aiaa.org/news/industry-news/2021/04/20/nasa-shares-video-of-ingenuity-s-first-flight-on-mars