How NASA Engineered A Helicopter For Mars

It has to be small, light, survive being launched from a rocket, survive a seven-month journey through space, survive landing on Mars, and then take commands from over 211 million miles away — but for NASA, that's no sweat at all. Despite a few bumps along the way, the Perseverance rover's helicopter is making history being the first man-made contraption to fly on another planet, and this is how they did it.

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