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Nasa's Mars Ingenuity drone flies length of football field

Guardian, 26 Apr 2021
Nasa's Ingenuity helicopter stretched its rotors on Sunday 25 April, taking its third flight on Mars. The flight was Nasa's most ambitious to date, with Ingenuity rising to a height of five metres and then accelerating horizontally for 50 metres before returning to its take-off point.

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