WATCH | NASA control room cheers as its Mars helicopter flies for first time

Business Insider US
NASA's control room celebrating after the Ingenuity helicopter flew on Mars on April 19, 2021.
  • NASA flew its Ingenuity helicopter on Mars for the first time early Monday.
  • It was the first powered, controlled flight to take place on another planet.
  • NASA staff celebrated the moment in the control room.
  • For more stories visit Business Insider.

Watch the moment around the 40-minute mark here:

Receive a daily news update on your cellphone. Or get the best of our site emailed to you

Go to the Business Insider front page for more stories.