Ingenuity: First flight on Mars

It’s impossible not to be impressed by what these people can do. Now they’ve, as expected, flown a small helicopter on Mars.

So. fucking. cool!

Here’s a really nice recap of the flying itself by Space.com:

I saw the live stream, and it was an amazing experience. The team’s reactions was pure happiness. šŸ˜Š

More Perseverance Rover news

As promised, there would be much more information on Monday, and here are some really cool stuff.

Descent and touchdown:

First 360Ā° Panoramic view of mars from the rover where you can use to mouse to look around:

Here’s a more static video of the same thing:

Even more 360Ā° goodness with more information:

First sounds (wind) from Mars:

Mission experts monday update (note: it’s almost 2 hours long):