WATCH: Ingenuity's first flight on Mars

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Published on 19 Apr 2021, 21:36
Hovering about 10 feet above the Martian surface for 39 seconds, NASA’s solar powered Ingenuity helicopter completed the first powered flight on another planet. The craft took off at 3:34 a.m. EDT, which was 12:33 Local Mean Solar Time on Mars. NASA researchers are now preparing for a second flight that could take place as early as April 22.

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