Nasa’s Mars helicopter goes on wild flight after technical malfunction – video


A navigation error sent Nasa’s Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, on a wild ride through the Martian atmosphere. The issue is the first major problem since its maiden voyage in April. The technical issue occurred one minute into Ingenuity’s sixth test flight after one of the pictures taken by onboard cameras did not register in the navigation system – confusing the helicopter about its location. It was able to land 5 metres from its planned touchdown site



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