It was a brief hop — just 39 seconds — but accomplished major milestones and was hailed as a Wright Brothers moment.
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
The experimental helicopter that accompanied Perseverance on its recent journey to Mars successfully pulled off the first powered, controlled flight on another planet.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
During the helicopter's 30-day mission, it will attempt at least one test flight on Mars as part of NASA's mission to study the planet's geology and climate history.
By Laura Santhanam
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