#Ingenuity isn't merely a drone humming away in the thin air of another planet. It is actually a breakthrough in space technology, because it provides:
1) a different transportation mode with completely different operational parameters and flexibility
2) strong evidence that much cheaper/quicker deployed/higher risk missions are very possible
Extra bonus: all this is done using mostly off-the-shelf components. And #Linux.
And a great engineering team, of course!
Here is the latest flight 29:
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