A Small Helicopter Makes History On Mars; Plus, Plans To Return To The Moon

April 20, 2021
Mars Ingenuity Helicopter PerseveranceMars Ingenuity Helicopter PerseveranceNASA/JPL-Caltech
NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter took this photo, capturing its shadow as it hovered over the surface of Mars for 39 seconds on April 19, 2021. This was the first time a powered, controlled aircraft flew on another planet.