Flying a helicopter on Mars: NASA’s Ingenuity

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290 million kilometers away NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has taken the first step towards a new type of space exploration.

Hovering 3 meters above the Martian surface before rotating 90 degrees and safely landing – this was the first powered flight on another planet.

In this video we explore the challenges of this achievement and ask what it means for the future of space exploration.

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