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Watch NASA mission control live as the Ingenuity helicopter attempts to fly on Mars on Monday – Business Insider

NASA’s Mars helicopter is set to make spaceflight history. But “there’s a lot of things that could go wrong,” one Ingenuity engineer said.

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NASA is about to fly its Mars helicopter for the first time a feat that could revolutionize spaceflight.
The helicopter, called Ingenuity, traveled nearly 300 million miles to the red planet tucked inside the belly of the Perseverance rover. Now it’s sitting in an airfield in Mars’ Jezero Crater, where it’s set to take the first controlled powered flight ever conducted on another planet.
Ingenuity is set to conduct that flight autonomously early on Monday, and NASA expects to receive data from the…

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