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Ingenuity reached new heights and lengths during its ambitious second flight on Mars.
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Yesterday at 9pm Australian Eastern standard time, the Ingenuity helicopter — which landed on Mars with the Perseverance rover in February — took off from the Martian surface. More importantly, it hovered...
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NASA made history this week, flying a helicopter on a remote planet not once, but twice. This week, the space agency's Ingenuity vehicle took off from the surface of Mars. The initial flights won't necessarily reveal much about the red planet — it's to ensure NASA that its spacecraft can handle the unknown environment. Nevertheless, this is a great achievement in space travel, which has some comparing it to the Wright brothers flight at Kitty Hawk.