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Ingenuity rules (and flies)

Brief hover demonstrates that controlled flight is possible in thin Martian atmosphere.

Ingenutiy helicopter first flight on Mars
The first flight of NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter was captured in this image from Mastcam-Z, a pair of zoomable cameras aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars. The milestone marked the first powered, controlled flight on another planet. Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / ASU
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