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NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet

NASA’s experimental Mars helicopter rose from the dusty red surface into the planet’s thin air on April 19, achieving the first powered flight on...

The triumph was hailed as a Wright Brothers moment. The mini 4-pound (1.8-kilogram) copter named Ingenuity, in fact, carried a bit of wing fabric from the 1903 Wright Flyer, which made similar history at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

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“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…

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