A historic flight on the Red Planet

A historic flight. Ingenuity is the first craft to achieve controlled, powered flight on a planet beyond Earth.

POV during first Ingenuity flight. That’s its shadow on the Mars ground below.



First Ingenuity flight

“Perseverance got us to Mars. With Ingenuity, we soar higher.”

“You wouldn’t believe what I just saw.”

More images and video to come…#MarsHelicopterhttps://t.co/PLapgbHeZU pic.twitter.com/mbiOGx4tJZ



— NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover (@NASAPersevere) April 19, 2021

The #MarsHelicopter made history today by being the first craft to achieve controlled, powered flight on a planet beyond Earth.