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Mars Helicopter Sol 642: Navigation Camera

This image was taken by HELI_NAV onboard NASA's Mars rover Perseverance on Sol 642

This photo was selected by public vote and featured as "Image of the Week" for Week 90 (Dec. 11 - 17, 2022) of the Perseverance rover mission on Mars.

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter acquired this image using its navigation camera. This camera is mounted in the helicopter's fuselage and pointed directly downward to track the ground during flight.

This image was acquired on Dec. 10, 2022 (Sol 642 of the Perseverance rover mission) at the local mean solar time of 16:31:22. This was the date of Ingenuity's 36th flight.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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