Watch Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Soar in Amazing New Videos From Perseverance Rover
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The footage shows Ingenuity doing some fancy flying on the Red Planet. Stunning new videos show NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity soaring through the Red Planet skies like never before. Ingenuity performed its 13th Martian flight on Sept. 4, cruising through the rugged "Séítah" region of the Red Planet's Jezero Crater on a scouting mission for its robotic companion, NASA's Perseverance rover. During the 160-second flight, Ingenuity covered about 689 feet (210 meters) of horizontal distance, reached a maximum altitude of 26 feet (8 m) and performed a number of tricky maneuvers.