NASA Rover Spots Dead Mars Helicopter in Its "Final Resting Place"
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Ingenuity, NASA's Mars helicopter, has completed its final flight on Mars. Originally published earlier this month by NASA, grainy raw images of Ingenuity sitting sadly in the sand ripples of Mars' Neretva Vallis river valley were cleaned up and posted by a German design student. The enhanced images show the little chopper that could in its final resting place.
Originally published earlier this month by NASA, the grainy raw images of Ingenuity sitting sadly in the sand ripples of Mars' Neretva Vallis river valley, cleaned up images of the little chopper that could were posted by German design student Simeon Schmauss on on X-formerly-Twitter and Flickr.
The Perseverance rover is still active on Mars, and its team at NASA is planning a tribute for Ingenuity. NASA had initially planned for Ingenuity to make only five flights, but it ended up exceeding expectations and becoming a beloved part of the mission. Ingenuity team lead Teddy Tzanetos expressed pride and happiness for the success of the little helicopter.
"We couldn't be prouder or happier with how our little baby has done," Tzanetos said during the January 31 livestream. "It's been the mission of a lifetime for all of us."
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