Out Of This World: Part Of Wright Brothers’ 1st Airplane Is Hanging Out On Mars

A piece of the Wright brothers’ first airplane is on Mars right now.

NASA just announced that its Martian helicopter holds a small swatch of fabric from the 1903 Wright Flyer.

The helicopter hitched a ride to the red planet with the Perseverance rover last month.

The postage-sized swatch that made the 300-million mile journey to Mars was from the plane’s bottom-left wing.

NASA says the helicopter is going to attempt to visit another planet sometime in April.

If you could take one special thing with you on a trip to Mars, what would it be?

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