Ingenuity flies at record speed on Mars

The Ingenuity helicopter made its third test flight on Mars and reached record speed. The helicopter took off

to a height of five meters and covered a distance of 50 meters. The maximum speed of the helicopter was two meters per second, or about 7 km / h.

It is noted that the speed of the helicopter reached record levels not only in comparison with the previous two flights on Mars, but also with tests on Earth.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter continues to set records, flying faster and farther on Sunday April 25, 2021 than any other test flight it has on Earth.

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The device also transmitted new black-and-white photographs of the surface of the Red Planet to Earth.

On Thursday, April 22, the helicopter successfully completed its second flight to Mars and transmitted photos of the planet.

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