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LIVE STREAM: NASA’s first controlled flight on Mars

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter unlocked its rotor blades, allowing them to spin freely, on April 7, 2021, the 47th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter unlocked its rotor blades, allowing them to spin freely, on April 7, 2021, the 47th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU (WKMG)

NASA collected data from their small helicopter Ingenuity on Monday morning that revealed its successful flight on mars -- the first controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.

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