The Ingenuity helicopter will fly on Mars this weekend.


This will be pretty cool. The Ingenuity helicopter is about to take flight this weekend. This historic flight is the first powered, controlled flight on another planet will take place Sunday at 12:30 p.m. local Mars solar time, or about 10:54 p.m. ET.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory says they will have data from the flight Monday. You can watch the on their Live coverage that will be available on NASA's site Monday morning beginning at 3:30 a.m. ET, with the first data expected to arrive around 4:15 a.m. ET.

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