Watch the Ingenuity helicopter's first flight on Mars

Humans just made history: flying an autonomous helicopter on another planet, more than 100 million miles away.
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  1. Claire Reilly

    Claire Reilly20 days ago

    Genuinely excited to see what comes after this! Do we: A) Send these helicopters to new planets to explore even more? or B) Perfect this technology so I can get my own Mars Jetpack?

  2. SPN

    SPN3 days ago

    This is all recorded in a studio on earth...and no I don't think the earth is flat.

  3. Mark Giles

    Mark Giles11 days ago

    @Moon Rocks How is it that you can see an object when you shouldn't due to the curvature of the Earth? Let me guess, it's a mirage.

  4. Clash of clans base defender

    Clash of clans base defender11 days ago

    @Wealth boy I think you just need to calm down

  5. Wealth boy

    Wealth boy11 days ago

    @Clash of clans base defender watch again my friend.. plz don't believe this non sense

  6. Clash of clans base defender

    Clash of clans base defender11 days ago

    @Wealth boy nope lol

  7. hollywood king

    hollywood king3 hours ago

    Originally joker no mekap

  8. tom reid

    tom reid7 hours ago

    Where is the dust rising from the rotors on take off and landing? The surface has been dry for how long?

  9. Under the Sky so Blue

    Under the Sky so Blue11 hours ago


  10. tony nantz sr

    tony nantz sr12 hours ago

    How Does A Helo Fly With No Atmosphere ??.. More Bulship From NaSa .Follow The MONEY !!


    RUI SANTOS12 hours ago

    perfect sound measurement,top

  12. kevin carr

    kevin carr14 hours ago

    pretty amazing they did this

  13. Frank Odilon

    Frank Odilon18 hours ago

    So we can now say American had discovered Mars

  14. Peter Kolam

    Peter Kolam21 hour ago

    How far can the helicopter on mars fly,,,,,and what is it's estimate life sparn?

  15. Brian

    BrianDay ago

    Didn’t she say the battery was low which is why they couldn’t get more footage? But then 1 min later she said that it’s self charging ????

  16. The Ozark Duke

    The Ozark DukeDay ago

    yes lets spend billions of dollars on a place where we will never ever live we just want to look at it. but we the people will pay the billion dollar bill as familys starve to death. yes lets starve our kids so we can see mars.

  17. Inga. S

    Inga. SDay ago

    😅😅😅😅😅I can't hold my pants and who are making the picture of both of theses devices I didn't see any selfie stick, looked like someone standing and making pic fro a side😂😂😂😂😂

  18. St Peter’s

    St Peter’sDay ago

    A stupid lie for stupid people.

  19. Justin Kerns

    Justin KernsDay ago

    Can we get a 24/7 live feed of video from the helicopter




  21. Joe Smo

    Joe SmoDay ago

    Devon Island.

  22. KorbinX

    KorbinXDay ago

    @Joe Smo when did NASA state that there was no atmosphere on Mars? Even when I was in school, it had an atmosphere. Just because it has a weaker atmosphere that the earth, doesn't mean a rotary helicopter wouldn't work. In fact, that's what they are proving right now. That's why they have a drone flying, because they wanted to see if It would work. You can find the tests of this subject, on earth, on their channel. But let me guess....fake cgi? Mirrors and smoke? Who has stated that a helicopter wouldn't work in a low pressure atmosphere? If that is your claim, you are mistaken.

  23. Joe Smo

    Joe SmoDay ago

    @KorbinX Funny how NASA for decades has told us that their is no atmosphere on Mars.....but now there is enough atmosphere for a rotary powered craft to fly. Without a dense atmosphere the helicopter couldn't what is the real truth about Mars and what else are they hiding?

  24. KorbinX

    KorbinXDay ago

    Evidence to support you claims?

  25. Matti Virta

    Matti VirtaDay ago

    has solar powered drone can fly ewery day 30 min, or more. no big job. only remote control have insane and marvel.

  26. Lili Stauber

    Lili StauberDay ago

    Why in God's name, was the narrator selected from a former Colony, is beyond logic.

  27. Mohammad Haikal

    Mohammad Haikal2 days ago

    More like a drone

  28. Q Graham

    Q Graham2 days ago

    With a different atmospheric composition how did it affect the drones flight compared to a earth based flight? Anyone know?

  29. John Rettig

    John Rettig3 days ago

    I've said it before and I'll say it again . Test the atmospheric density on Mars by having it's sound recorded then compared to a flight here on Earth . Then record it off at a distance and compare again .

  30. ittegapS Sauce

    ittegapS Sauce3 days ago

    alien bacteria on mars be like: *whøöà ďųđę ťhə hűmāņś ăŕē fłýįņğ å ůfø*

  31. vincent lol

    vincent lol4 days ago


  32. Peter Ghenzi

    Peter Ghenzi4 days ago

    If the NASA tells the truth all would be different

  33. Ian Taylor

    Ian Taylor4 days ago

    First there was Covid-19 then there was the Mars Attacks! lol

  34. Ian Taylor

    Ian Taylor4 days ago

    Aliens are like who would have thought these human species would try and go back to the same planet we rescued them from. lol

  35. Ian Taylor

    Ian Taylor4 days ago

    Awesome but that NASA logo animation is so 1985. Let me know if I can help!

  36. Dharaneesh Prasad

    Dharaneesh Prasad4 days ago

    True Achievement by NASA...

  37. Витя

    Витя4 days ago

    Credit for the helicopter has to go to Sikorsky.

  38. Eve

    Eve4 days ago

    I love this

  39. Grig V.

    Grig V.4 days ago

    She is delusional. So you all are. This proves nothing. need NASA official proofs

  40. justanotherguy

    justanotherguy5 days ago

    The EBEN's did it first.

  41. Hybrid Radiance

    Hybrid Radiance5 days ago

    No Obstacles in MARS. An Autonomous drone will be easy to fly !

  42. roger smith

    roger smith5 days ago

    Arizona hasn't changed much since I was last there apart from cleaning up the empty coke cans.

  43. Frederick Johnsen

    Frederick Johnsen5 days ago

    Amazing! Rocks from the top. This gives a whole other perspective on rocks.

  44. Lonely Homie

    Lonely Homie6 days ago

    This is ka 50 , ka 52 , ka 28 chopper

  45. Red Tcha

    Red Tcha6 days ago

    Hollywood movies ...

  46. KorbinX

    KorbinXDay ago

    Lack of brain cells

  47. L Marin R

    L Marin R6 days ago

    where's her top lip do not show her face again please

  48. samuel james

    samuel james6 days ago

    nice camera cameraing the helicopter. Where is the second camera to watch the helicopter??

  49. David Davids

    David Davids6 days ago

    it appears that lots of people think that 'flight'* is Possible, in a near Vacuum. IT'S NOT.!!!!!!!!! ( * other that via the use of reaction thrusters ) googletranslate

  50. David Davids

    David Davids6 days ago

    WHEN nasa has EXPLAINED to my satisfaction, HOW this can Happen, i will start to be less Skeptical, about the truth of this Fantasy.!!!!! googletranslate

  51. Peacemaker Official

    Peacemaker Official6 days ago


  52. jayanth kumar chintu official

    jayanth kumar chintu official7 days ago

    Her lips are the coolest!

  53. BoFab

    BoFab7 days ago

    humans cant keep our trash under control on earth and now were spreading it all over the galixy yay humans instead of billions on a toy helicopter why dont we try to clean up places like india? humans really do suck

  54. BoFab

    BoFab7 days ago

    your mouth movements really trip me out claire. made it hard to watch this video akward

  55. Eliot HD

    Eliot HD7 days ago

    not Wrigt brothers, Santos Dummond

  56. CCW Noob

    CCW Noob7 days ago

    Why does she keep showing her stupid mug?

  57. Denrasier Jamiul

    Denrasier Jamiul7 days ago

    Wow nice❤👍 NASA Is the best ☝No.1

  58. James Picazo

    James Picazo7 days ago

    well woopty fuckn doo👏

  59. Jill A Rivkin

    Jill A Rivkin7 days ago

    Can you read see this?.

  60. Dave Chupp

    Dave Chupp7 days ago

    I would have put money on it that the rotors couldn't spin fast enough to lift. Amazing! I too am looking forward to experiencing the data it collects.

  61. Rocketryman

    Rocketryman7 days ago

    Ringlight distracting.

  62. bob bob

    bob bob7 days ago


  63. /////////

    /////////7 days ago

    But there is no atmosphere

  64. KorbinX

    KorbinXDay ago

    Uhhh....yes there is. It's not as potent as earth, but it definitely has an atmosphere

  65. J Moeketsi

    J Moeketsi7 days ago

    Bunch of lies

  66. Andrew Delaney

    Andrew Delaney7 days ago

    Is it mars?or in America in a desert somewhere?


    TDAKS TERMITE7 days ago

    Great piece of engineering but isn't an 'oxygen only' atmosphere a not so good thing ? Also, how would the carbon monoxide be stored. We certainly wouldn't want to breath a carbon monoxide/oxygen mix. Conspiracy theory version: Let's make Mars habitable so we can build an arc ship and leave all the less rich behind. Actually you would need to make space for lesser people because a slave class would be required. Can you imagine the uber rich and powerful taking orders from each

  68. MRD

    MRD8 days ago


  69. Guy DeGregg

    Guy DeGregg8 days ago

    "Lifted into the air" What air?

  70. Good Stuff

    Good Stuff8 days ago

    Great video, but a "black and white camera on the bottom of Ingenuity"? I guess NASA only had access to 1970's cameras for the mission 😂.

  71. Jimmie Dean

    Jimmie Dean8 days ago

    Still using counter rotating props. How quaint.

  72. Tim Morris

    Tim Morris8 days ago

    Hey Elon Musk, when you're looking for a voice for your onboard computer I believe Claire would be your girl

  73. Andres Chusan

    Andres Chusan8 days ago

    The original 'Total Recall' was more believable than this hogwash

  74. Ajit Pani

    Ajit Pani8 days ago

    What is the technical difficulty of a helicopter that fly over Mars and go on research on Mars surface . Why N.A.S.A has not developed helicopter to fly on the Mars surface .

  75. Edson F Cordeaca

    Edson F Cordeaca8 days ago

    The drone is practically autonomous because there is a huge delay of 7 light minutes so becoming impractical to drive it remotely. I guess it's something strange to fly a drone in a nearly vacuum atmosphere.

  76. Tim Wilkins

    Tim Wilkins8 days ago

    Incredible images being sent back to earth! I've been fascinated with space since I was a kid growing up 40 miles away from Cape Kennedy. I watched all but one of the Apollo missions. Continued success with the missions to mars. Thanks to everyone at NASA.

  77. royalspin

    royalspin8 days ago

    It's sort of odd that the shadow of the rover has an angle and yet the shadow of the drone stays in one spot below it even as it's rising up in the sky and looks very defined even though there's less light on Mars .

  78. matthew realm

    matthew realm8 days ago

    They should ask DJI to do the job.. haha

  79. eden brid

    eden brid8 days ago

    That proof there is air

  80. Obaida Shafai

    Obaida Shafai8 days ago

    i thought outer space should be black!! or was it black only on the moon? perhaps it will be pink on Jupiter, what a load of BS

  81. Gregory Ross

    Gregory Ross8 days ago

    What’s amazing is that it’s ONLY been a little over 100 years between the first flight on earth and the first flight on Mars


    MASTER JACK8 days ago

    *Well ... There goes the neighborhood.*

  83. Herculydia

    Herculydia9 days ago

    There's an awful lot of angles and zooming on that craft. I smell a skunk. I think it was filmed in Burbank.

  84. Rav Raj

    Rav Raj9 days ago

    Leave behind a covid vaccine there.... Elon may need it.


    PRIVATE SECTOR 0429 days ago

    Filmed in the Mojave Desert.... On earth 😑

  86. Tommy 2pieceYa

    Tommy 2pieceYa9 days ago

    Real quick beamed a software update from Earth, she says, lol....Yeah, NASA can do some impossible stuff and these impossible things are pretty easy to accomplish, when it's all bulshit.... You're beaming software updates, from Earth to Mars and yet we still can't get decent internet, because we're a mile outside of town and 75 yards from our nearest telephone pole... They could literally tell the American people, that they've built condos on Mars and they're sending people to live there, via teleportation and as long as it came from NASA and they put it on TV, most people would believe it..

  87. D Beaulieu

    D Beaulieu9 days ago

    Interesting how there is no visible dust kicked up by the rotating blades

  88. Darren Hollebone

    Darren Hollebone9 days ago

    This is awesome but aren't we just littering more planets?

  89. Brandon Smith

    Brandon Smith9 days ago

    The old me wishes this were true.

  90. James

    James9 days ago

    It is true....

  91. khana mai

    khana mai9 days ago

    Very mazing nasa researcher why they dont test bring the little nimal dog or deer let them outside see the can live out air then human can live there

  92. Kent Hanna

    Kent Hanna9 days ago

    Why do they call it a helicopter. It doesn't look like any helicopter I've ever seen. It looks like a drone

  93. José Mendieta

    José Mendieta9 days ago

    "Ounces"??? :D You silly Gringos! ;)

  94. LordArgoth

    LordArgoth9 days ago

    What we need now is a advanced humanoid robot that can be controlled from earth via virtual reality. NASA could save alot of money by not sending humans into space directly eg no need for food or life support systems. Ships could be smaller just to accommodate humanoid drones. NASA look into this!

  95. Antonette Garcia

    Antonette Garcia10 days ago

    Love it! Enjoy seeing more in the day's coming!

  96. Felipe Torres Delgado

    Felipe Torres Delgado10 days ago

    Quien le saco el video si no hay nada amas que ese vehículo, que alguien me explique.

  97. Рожденный в СССР

    Рожденный в СССР10 days ago

    Очередной «полет на луну»?!🧐 Только уточните пожалуйста: это снималось где-то в пустыне Невада, или не стали заморачиваться и по старой, доброй традиции использовали павильон Голивуда?😉

  98. Roger Beaird

    Roger Beaird10 days ago

    Yuma az🤣😂😂😃

  99. Roger Beaird

    Roger Beaird10 days ago

    Looks like arizona 🤣😅😂😅😅

  100. Robert Banister

    Robert Banister10 days ago

    Geezus. You need to fix your camera lighting, so that you don't look like an alien, with those little white circle's in your eyes.

  101. Eggbut Nobacon

    Eggbut Nobacon10 days ago

    Did she have more teeth than the average human?

  102. Owen Downs

    Owen Downs10 days ago

    No NASA have not landed nothing on Mars because they can't even get out of her own atmosphere please wake up you seem quite an intelligent person don't just keep listening to Nassau just because you think they're high authority they talk absolute s*** space is in your imagination my love we've never been to the moon we've never step foot out of our atmosphere please wake up please I feel so sorry 4 people like you we've not got many level-headed people on earth anymore please come back to us and use your brain cuz people who believe in NASA and in Mars of land in helicopters on it and all that haven't got a brain

  103. Codger

    Codger9 days ago

    Neil Armstrong had a saying for people like you... 'His mothers one small moment with a stranger made one giant idiot for all mankind'..

  104. Herson Lamolli

    Herson Lamolli10 days ago

    My country is the power of space

  105. Cricket Latest 2

    Cricket Latest 210 days ago

    Aliens in mars be like.. bro do u see that ufo

  106. Mike Michael

    Mike Michael10 days ago

    Update what? 4G...helicopter... 🤣🤣

  107. nieooj gotoy

    nieooj gotoy10 days ago

    This first flight is nothing short of spectacular! NASA earned their keep many times over with this one.

  108. hara nath

    hara nath10 days ago

    If it is genuine, Then the technology is awesoooooome

  109. Douglas White

    Douglas White10 days ago

    Maybe someday a private company will land a bunch of helicopters on Mars and sell private citizens the remote control where we all can explore Mars. I’m dreaming but wouldn’t that be neat!

  110. nieooj gotoy

    nieooj gotoy10 days ago


  111. Abinash Videoz

    Abinash Videoz11 days ago

    odd looks by black t-shirt

  112. Fzoid Vamp

    Fzoid Vamp11 days ago

    I think they found the city of light, which Jaha always mention.. 🤔

  113. James Choudhury

    James Choudhury11 days ago

    Bright hope of future inter planetory travel, using solar power.