Air Force warns of 'Martian air superiority' gap after NASA repeatedly flies helicopter on Red Planet

“It seems clear that NASA has gained a first-mover advantage."

By Scheisskopf

WASHINGTON — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown made a passionate call to regain air superiority on Mars to members of the Air Force Association this week after a NASA helicopter recently surpassed one mile of flight on the Red Planet.

“It seems clear that NASA has gained a first-mover advantage,” Brown said. “That’s fine becaus…

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