Brilliant helicopter makes thirteenth flight on Mars – Prensa Latina
According to a statement from the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), six months after reaching the Red Planet, Creativity completed the flight the day before, rising to eight meters, four less than the previous one.
It also traveled about 210 meters in about 161 seconds, and flew at a speed of 3.3 meters per second.
NASA said the Ebdaa, the world’s first powered, controlled aircraft, took 10 images heading southwest across the area known as Sittah to explore an area of outcrops captured in the images in the opposite direction to Flight 12.
Images focused on the ridge and its prominent output, and with it, the helicopter has already captured 72 13-megapixel color images and 1,390 black and white navigation cameras.
According to task managers, overlapping images from a lower altitude should provide valuable information for perseverance scientists and itinerant trip planners.
The Braun, which measures 49 centimeters and weighs nearly 680 grams on the Red Planet, the equivalent of about 1.8 kilograms on Earth, landed safely on Mars earlier this year after its self-powered flight.
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