Ingenuity Helicopter Drone Flies on Mars

Ingenuity Helicopter Drone Flies on Mars

In Febuary 2021, a new Rover by the name of Perseverance landed on Mars, but unlike rovers that have come before it, this one had a very special passenger attached to it, in the form of a helicopter drone, called Ingenuity.

NASA’s Helicopter drone, is humanity’s first attempt at powered controlled flight of an aircraft, on another planet.

The helicopter took flight on April 19th 2021, at 12:33 Mars Time, a time and day NASA determined would give optimal energy and flight conditions for the solar powered drone.

The first test flight involves lifting off, climbing to 10 feet, hovering for about 30 seconds, and then descending.

Since the time delay from Mission control back on earth to Mars would take too long to manually control the drone, it has to be able to perform each flight all on its own, No joystick, No live pilot, No real-time help, In alien conditions, with almost no atmosphere.

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  1. BRIAN IKLABUAY on September 5, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    Once they set foot on Mars, I will be 70 years old by then.

  2. This is not my country on September 5, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    Yet we can’t take care of our own neighborhood

  3. Vicki Diana Coghlan on September 5, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    If evil humans colonise mars won’t there be some protest by the poor martians????
    MLM=Martian Lives Matter.

  4. Wonder World on September 5, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    This is the new clean intro & no outro look I came up with, what do you think.
    I am also dropping my usual goodbye saying again just to keep it clean.

  5. Angelo Pereira on September 5, 2021 at 10:55 pm

    Decent is not the SAME as descent. Watch out for spelling mistakes.

  6. SnoopyDoo on September 5, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    Good grief. More junk on Mars.

  7. bestamerica on September 5, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    that cooool R/C drone on the mars landding…
    but the problem is a NO dirt dusty fly off from the ground land while R/C drone blades going up while air down…
    no dirt dusty

  8. Robert Hackenberg on September 5, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    Marshans are saying, " First they come here dropping shit all over the place, now the big one has had a baby!"

  9. Soviet Doge on September 5, 2021 at 11:01 pm

    Brought to you by NASA’s trillion-mile WiFi.

  10. crazy14u2c on September 5, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    I’m thinking this is would be much easier to do it here then just say it’s Mars

  11. kydrythm on September 5, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    There’s a lot more to this story than they’re telling us.
    We aren’t "curious explorers".
    We’re an evil race of conquerors looking for fresh victims.
    There’s something that the real powers on earth want and they want it really bad.

  12. Borat808 on September 5, 2021 at 11:06 pm

    I miss the rocket-intro!

  13. SHADOW WALKER on September 5, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    8million dollars for that????

  14. With A Bang on September 5, 2021 at 11:09 pm

    Wow, Wonder World. That’s a Wonderful animation! I hope that you could upload more videos like this ☺

  15. Scrubby Blixt on September 5, 2021 at 11:14 pm


  16. Elite Soldier7 on September 5, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    Wow 80 million for all of this, still a great success for a first flight but didn’t expect it to spend that much for such a 4lb machine, we got a long way to go possibly Generation’s to have a 298lb helicopter floating about but this is progress it’s a start

  17. Bold Counsel on September 5, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    If there isn’t enough air to fly a drone, how did the parachute work on the rover (2000 pounds, falling at 1000 mph)?

  18. jimmy choo on September 5, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    I just wonder how many photos we are actually aloud to see by NASA

  19. Burning Aether on September 5, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    Everyone doesn’t need to be "in on it." The people in the control room can legitimately believe they are controlling far-off objects. The public at large will believe information simply because it’s on TV.

  20. 777cayman on September 5, 2021 at 11:24 pm

    If the atmosphere is less than 1%, there’s no way this helicopter could fly! There must be a much greater atmosphere on Mars, otherwise this is fake.

  21. Andrew Lemango on September 5, 2021 at 11:27 pm


  22. CzechMisters Cz on September 5, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    Soon instead of Mars rovers we will have Mars helicopter drones.

  23. Kerwin Tamagos on September 5, 2021 at 11:30 pm


  24. Paul from Newcastle on September 5, 2021 at 11:31 pm

    If NASA real and the V , is it a good idea 💡 to land a helicopter 🚁 to Mars .They might contaminate Mars with V and P off aliens 👽 🤔 😳 👽 ‘Get to the choppa! ‘

  25. Witek Mielniczek on September 5, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    Guys what do you think about combining all terrain track vehicle with a drone. I think this could be great exploration tool:

  26. AmericanPatriot 1776 on September 5, 2021 at 11:36 pm

    The air on Mars is less than 1% as dense as air on Earth, with the density at the surface roughly equivalent to the density at an 
    altitude of about 22 miles (35 km) above Earth. above 10,000 ft. No conventional aircraft could fly on Mars  because the Martian 
     atmosphere is too thin. If you believe a "drone flew on Mars" then you are a complete idiot. NASA has a base on Devon Island. Looks
    like what we would think Mars looks like so why not film there and tell the idiots it’s MARS and then call it a day. I did a simple Google
    search and this is what it CONFIRMED.

  27. ConradJupiter77 on September 5, 2021 at 11:38 pm

    that drone cost 80 mil? I think there is skullfuckery afoot.

  28. Bear Boy on September 5, 2021 at 11:39 pm

    first comment

  29. Hïgkëte on September 5, 2021 at 11:41 pm

    How does that work without an atmosphere

  30. Me 2 on September 5, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    haha these jokers… just never ends. at least they’re getting rich af

  31. Roadkill Raccoon on September 5, 2021 at 11:46 pm

    One giant leap for space-drone kind.

  32. Ratomir Filipovic on September 5, 2021 at 11:47 pm

    80 million , dude i would go there willingly for that amount of money

  33. BleakVision on September 5, 2021 at 11:49 pm

    This is really amazing, but these dorks wearing double masks kills it for me. Also 80 Million dollars for a toy helicopter seems a bit excessive. It‘s mostly a motor a battery and rotors. Reign in the spending, Nasa.

  34. What The Function on September 5, 2021 at 11:50 pm

    If only we had a larger craft flying over Mars all the time that could capture images… some day

  35. lawyerlib on September 5, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    When wifi from earth to Mars is so much better than wifi connections on earth. lmao btw, we’re paying for this lie.

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