PIA25961: Leading Up to Flight 50
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Helicopter 
 Spacecraft:  Ingenuity
 Product Size:  1627 x 1125 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA25961.tif (5.493 MB)
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This map shows the locations of NASA's Perseverance Mars rover and its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter in the sols (Martian days) leading up to the helicopter's 50th flight. Ingenuity is shown with a green dot. Perseverance is shown with a red dot in places where communication with the helicopter was impossible, then with a yellow dot at the rover's nearest point to the helicopter before Flight 50 was executed.

Ingenuity's 49th flight occurred on April 2, 2023, the 752nd Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission. The 50th flight occurred April 13, 2023, the 763rd Martian sol of the mission.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is managed for the agency by Caltech in Pasadena, California, built and manages operations of the Perseverance rover.

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter was built by JPL, which manages the project for NASA Headquarters. It is supported by NASA's Science Mission Directorate. NASA's Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley and NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, provided significant flight performance analysis and technical assistance during Ingenuity's development. AeroVironment Inc., Qualcomm, and SolAero also provided design assistance and major vehicle components. Lockheed Martin Space designed and manufactured the Mars Helicopter Delivery System.

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