NASA's Mars Helicopter Makes First Powered Flight on Another Planet

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter made history on April 19, the agency said, by being the first craft to achieve “controlled, powered flight on a planet beyond Earth.”

Video from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the team there cheering as visuals from the Perseverance Rover show the craft in flight.

Project manager MiMi Aung called it “our Wright brothers moment”. Credit: NASA via Storyful