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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Makes Aviation History Taking the First Powered, Controlled Flight on Another Planet – Good News Network

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter took the first powered, controlled flight on another planet on April 19, 2021, making history.



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Ingenuity illustration, NASA
When NASA’s Perseverance rover touched down on Mars two months ago, it did so with a helicopter attached to its belly. Now the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has made history as the first to take a powered, controlled flight on another planet.
On April 19, the chopper rose three meters above the floor of a crater, stayed aloft in the Red Planet’s extremely thin red air for 39 seconds, then come down for a pinpoint landing at its take-off spot.
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