NASA Ingenuity helicopter makes historic flight on Mars
Al Jazeera, 20 Apr 2021
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has made a historic flight on Mars, marking the first powered aircraft on another planet.
“Altimeter data confirms that Ingenuity has performed its first flight, the first flight of a powered aircraft on another planet,” said the helicopter’s chief pilot back on Earth, Havard Grip, his voice breaking as his teammates erupted in cheers.
Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley reports
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