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Number of Mars Helicopter test flights


The Mars Helicopter, known as Ingenuity, has landed on Mars aboard the Perseverance rover. According to the Ingenuity press kit the helicopter will "attempt up to five flight tests during its 30-sol experiment window". The helicopter will deploy after a series of rover systems checks and once a suitable location has been found, which will be at least a month after Perseverance has landed.

How many successful test flights will the Mars Helicopter, Ingenuity, complete within 31 days of its first flight attempt?

The question will resolve based on the number of test flights reported by NASA to have been airborne longer than 10 seconds.

The preliminary test flight plan and goals for the test flights are available on page 21 of the press kit.

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