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Helicopter Cameras (Helicam)

NSSDCA ID: 2020-052A-10

Mission Name: MARS 2020


The Mars 2020 Helicopter camera (Helicam) is a rolling shutter, high-resolution color camera with a Bayer color filter array to provide images of the Martian terrain and other features for return to Earth.

Alternate Names

  • MARS2020/HelicopterCameras(Helicam)
  • urn:nasa:pds:context:instrument:mars2020.helicam


  • Planetary Science: Geology and Geophysics

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office



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Selected References

  • Balaram, J., et al., The Ingenuity Helicopter on the Perseverance Rover, Space Sci. Rev., 217, No. 4, Article 56, doi:10.1007/s11214-021-00815-w, Jun. 2021.
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