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NASA's Mars rover takes selfie with helicopter before first-ever flight on alien planet

Sky News, the photo was stitched together from 62 individual images taken while the rover was looking at the helicopter.More images were then taken while it was looking at the WATSON (Wide Angle Topographic Sensor for Operations and eNgineering) camera.April 5 was Ingenuity's first day detached from the rover after it was transferred from Perseverance onto the Red Planet's surface - a move that NASA hailed as a "major milestone".The exact time of the maiden flight will be decided by mission control, which will look at factors such as wind speed on Mars.Want all the latest shocking news and views from all over the world straight into your inbox?We've got the best royal scoops, crime dramas and breaking stories - all delivered in that Daily.

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