NASA Ingenuity helicopter makes historic flight on Mars

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    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

    Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

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