NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity makes its first flight on the planet, April 19, 2021. NASA's miniature robot helicopter Ingenuity has performed a successful takeoff and landing on Mars, marking the first time that humans have controlled an aircraft on an alien planet. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/Handout via REUTERS

The shadow of NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity is seen during its first flight on the planet in this still image taken from a video on April 19, 2021. Cheering at NASA on Monday as its little drone helicopter on Mars made a historic flight, marking the first time that humans have controlled an aircraft on an alien planet. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/Handout via REUTERS

NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity makes its first flight on the planet in this still image taken from a video on April 19, 2021. It went went up 10 feet, hovered for 39 seconds, and landed again. But make no mistake, this is being compared to the Wright Brothers' first flight back in 1903, which itself only lasted 12 seconds. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/Handout via REUTERS

The shadow of NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity is seen during its first flight on the planet April 19, 2021. A camera on the Mars rover, Perseverance, which was parked about 200 feet away, caught part of it on video. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/Handout via REUTERS

The shadow of NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity is seen during its first flight on the planet in this still image taken from a video on April 19, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/Handout via REUTERS

The team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California, U.S., react after the Mars helicopter Ingenuity's first flight on the planet on April 19, 2021 in this still image taken from a video. NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/Handout via REUTERS