These Selfies of NASA's Mars Helicopter with the Perseverance Rover Are Just Amazing
A gorgeous new photo mosaic shows NASA's Mars Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter as you've never seen them before. Perseverance watches over the little chopper like a doting parent in the image, which citizen scientist Seán Doran stitched together from 62 photos taken on Tuesday (April 6) by the car-sized rover. It took a few hours to make the mosaic, which Doran posted today via his Twitter account, @_TheSeaning. He said he put the constituent images through a "de-noise, repair and upscale process" prior to combining them. Related: The top 10 space robot 'selfies' ever "Then there is a laborious task of correcting exposure differences between images.