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NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter set to take historic flight on Mars today – ABC News

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter will today attempt to become the first aircraft to lift off from the surface of Mars.

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NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter will attempt to make its first flight from the surface of Mars today.
Key points:

  • Ingenuity is all set to become the first powered craft to fly on another planet
  • NASA is planning four more flights, should the first one be successful
  • The first flight was originally scheduled for last week, but delayed due to a software glitch

If it succeeds, it will make history as the first powered craft to take off from another planet other than Earth.
“Each world only gets one first flight,” said…

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