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POST TIME: 20 April, 2021 11:31:54 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 20 April, 2021 04:27:33 PM
Ingenuity helicopter successfully flew on Mars: NASA
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Ingenuity helicopter successfully flew on Mars: NASA

NASA successfully flew the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars on Monday, data downloaded from the aircraft confirmed.

“Altimeter data confirms that Ingenuity has performed the first flight of a powered aircraft on another planet,” announced an engineer in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the control room cheered.

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