NASA’s future Mars helicopters may glow at dusk

Helicopters flying on Mars may glow at night due to a strange effect from the Martian atmosphere. According to a NASA study, the whirling blades on drones flying above the Red Planet may cause tiny electric currents to flow in the Martian atmosphere, which might cause the air surrounding the craft to faintly glow.

The same process also occurs naturally on Earth as a corona or electrical…

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