This little helicopter is readied to be the very first to fly on an additional earth.
Ingenuity is a 1.8kg (4lb) helicopter that took a trip to Mars inside Nasa’s Perseverance wanderer, which landed in February 2021.
Nasa claim it’s currently intending to check it on Monday 19 April however confesses might not succeed, in which instance they’ll attempt once more later on in the week.
Flying on the Red Planet isn’t uncomplicated – as BBC scientific research press reporter Laura Foster as well as Nasa systems designer Farah Alibay discuss.
Video by Laura Foster