"Wow!" The @NASAJPL team is all cheers as they receive video data from the @NASAPersevere rover of the Ingenuity #MarsHelicopter flight: pic.twitter.com/8eH4H6jGKs
"Ingenuity has performed its first flight — the first flight of a powered aircraft on another planet!" The data reveals: Our #MarsHelicopter has had a successful first flight: 🚁 pic.twitter.com/h5a6aGGgHG
A red-letter day on the Red Planet! #MarsHelicopter pic.twitter.com/Qow8JwhYEo
When will ingenuity fly on Mars?
Ingenuity is scheduled for lift-off at 07:30 GMT (08:30 BST) on Monday. The first data revealing whether the chopper experiment worked should start arriving back at Earth some three hours later. This information has to be relayed through Nasa's Perseverance rover and a satellite at Mars that will beam it to JPL. BBC NewsNasa's Ingenuity Mars helicopter set for first flight
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19 April, 2021 - 08:00am