36. Ingenuity flying away • Earth.com

Perseverance took this shot of Ingenuity with one of the three hazcams attached to its rear. And you ought to know the secret behind the helicopter. In February 2021 mechanical engineer Josh Ravich explained that Ingenuity was “just a technology demonstration.” Yes, the point of getting it to Mars was just to find out whether an aircraft could operate in the thin atmosphere. Looks like it can!

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