Ingenuity's Fourth Flight Wasn't As Smooth As The Others
Good news: the chopper found life on Mars. Bad news: it's stuck in it. #Colbert #ALateShow #ColdOpens
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  • Bill Burgess
    Bill Burgess

    For what cost, it should be doing loop-de-loops and barrel rolls.

  • Cumar Musse
    Cumar Musse

    the commander of the broom is a witch 😂😂

  • Brian W
    Brian W

    CLAP CLAP CLAP!!!! nice

  • Allistair Neil
    Allistair Neil

    Trees on Mars?

  • Daxxon Jabiru
    Daxxon Jabiru

    Well, that was dumb.

  • Ken Edmunds
    Ken Edmunds

    Call 911

  • Gary Trombley
    Gary Trombley

    Yes, the earthlings are back. There goes the neighborhood.

  • Federico Baseggio
    Federico Baseggio

    this is totally fake! broom rockets don't take off so fast

  • Denver Morgan
    Denver Morgan

    I’m just waiting for the news that the first aircraft has crashed on Mars.

  • Forax Silver
    Forax Silver

    You f in troll

  • Rocco Bollotta
    Rocco Bollotta

    Shoulda known this stupidity would come from ignorant Colbert ridiculing an awesome NASA achievement. Not surprised from this ignoramus. He wouldn’t know Mars from the moon.

  • Manuel

    is not funny

  • J G
    J G

    Neither was the Wright Brothers fourth flight.

  • Darrell Cook
    Darrell Cook

    Have a little humor and don't try to deny a helicopter on mars. This is funny and not actually true.

  • dhia bt
    dhia bt

    Haha funny 😐😐😐😐😐

  • Joe Vignolo
    Joe Vignolo

    The problem is that now approximately half the American population thinks that what this video spoof showed is actually true.

  • Bertha Castillo
    Bertha Castillo

    nice green screen. but next time hide the evidence a little better

  • Andy Lee Robinson
    Andy Lee Robinson

    Since I got a drone, I've climbed more trees after the age of 50 than I had before I was 10!

  • Vida Lang
    Vida Lang

    Should have sent the Space Force.

  • Raydio FPV
    Raydio FPV

    That wasn’t funny

  • Just shut up and use the downvote
    Just shut up and use the downvote

    I want to believe the tree was a joke to mess with fake moonlander believers. lol

  • John Howard
    John Howard

    When you hit the tree genus

  • Ray Bin
    Ray Bin

    Sending a $10 broom to rescue a billion dollar space ship? *I don't think so!*

  • Ghost Ryder FPV
    Ghost Ryder FPV

    When a drone pilot freestyles his/her way into a tree, we often, most intelligently, send another drone through the branches, pulling a rope. We're not the brightest bunch, but we're persistent.

    • forton

      10 drones later.... Damn that thing is stuck.

  • sandpiperr

    ....okay that was not funny.


    This is bullshit, thanks colbert. I was with you from the begining but you made me angry for the first time. This clickbait was not a good move. I'm actually looking for fourth flight info.

    • Valerie J. Norse
      Valerie J. Norse

      So you're not aware that "The Late Show" is a comedy show?

  • fredy gump
    fredy gump

    Nobody is surprised there is a tree on Mars?

  • Vladimir Olegovich
    Vladimir Olegovich

    No wonder NASA crashed helicopter designed in metric system by trying to use it in imperial.

  • Kris R.
    Kris R.

    This wasn't funny.

  • saxmidiman


  • Kevin Street
    Kevin Street

    And that's how they discovered trees on Mars.

  • Hankakah

    The real puzzling thing is....why are there dislikes? This is satirical, did people expect something real?

  • belly tripper
    belly tripper


  • Penny Lane
    Penny Lane

    I don't work at NASA but I can confidently say that flying into a tree would be considered a huge success.

  • berlindude75

    Cute, but the signal time (i.e. reception delay due to distance) to Mars one-way is roughly 10 minutes currently. You don't stear that thing in real time. :)

  • Sagacious Apotheosis BLM
    Sagacious Apotheosis BLM

    Been there lol

  • darkskyinwinter

    omg don't even joke about that thing crashing, it's not insured

  • uddin islah
    uddin islah

    Ingenuity's Fourth Flight Wasn't As Smooth As The Others amazing

  • Storm Boss
    Storm Boss

    Found the only tree on Mars

  • BAtkinson

    Trees on Mars people. There's trees on Mars... and it's only the 5th generation.

  • Robert Evans
    Robert Evans

    Why do those "news" idiots keep on converting the metric information that all of science and the rest of humanity uses to stupid feet, inches pounds and other archaic units?

  • Gerald Pena
    Gerald Pena

    That was pretty funny

  • Apexxx

    Tree = organic... LIFE!!!

  • Tony Jee
    Tony Jee

    Maybe its just me but these short segments like fake news and tooning out the news are just not funny.

  • Shaun Lee
    Shaun Lee

    Someone please tell me that broom is capable of the Starship belly flop maneuver when it arrives to MARS because that's gonna be one rough..uh - ENTRY

  • Steven Prinsen
    Steven Prinsen

    This was so funny I forgot to laugh.

  • Fauler Perfektionist
    Fauler Perfektionist

    Really? You want to try to rescue a helicopter from a tree... with a _broom?_ I mean _those_ get stuck in trees _too_ you know.

  • Mukulu Tudu
    Mukulu Tudu

    #ilovenaza. "We, the people" are paying for a distortion reality by billion of dollars. After the first step in moon, we have a chopper make in 3D.

  • Mukulu Tudu
    Mukulu Tudu

    By t

  • Mukulu Tudu
    Mukulu Tudu

    Wow!!! Can we get that in moon!!! Prior to the first man in moon

  • ekstrajohn

    clickbaited ! :D

  • SoulJah Roch
    SoulJah Roch

    I'm more interested in that maglev camera😏 wtf✌

  • Real Horrorshow
    Real Horrorshow

    Oh, he's "numbnuts"? The man just discovered trees on Mars. That's life and evidence of water. Give him a bonus.

  • Jedi Tres
    Jedi Tres

    Who are the people who disliked this video?

  • Desert Flower
    Desert Flower

    Nasa Scientist's react to Ingenuity's Helicopter crashing into a tree... WE FOUND A TREE!!!! *massive applause*

  • John Melhuish
    John Melhuish

    Stupid question. What kind of atmosphere is there ?? Being space I would have thought a helicopter would be useless ???

    • Valerie J. Norse
      Valerie J. Norse

      That's the whole point of Ingenuity. Mars has an atmosphere, but it's extremely thin compared to Earth's. The point of Ingenuity was to see if they could design something that would fly in Mars' atmosphere. And they did!

  • burper2000000

    Can’t wait for the aftermath video in 7 months!

  • timothy bax
    timothy bax

    Devon island. Not Mars.

    • timothy bax
      timothy bax

      @ZualaPips research devon island.

    • timothy bax
      timothy bax

      @ZualaPips research.

    • ZualaPips

      @timothy bax I said HOW do you know that.

    • timothy bax
      timothy bax

      @ZualaPips NASA uses Devon island for "testing", bbut then passes it off as Mars. No one has sent any spacecraft anywhere, they go up and out into the ocean. What you think you see is all CGI..

    • ZualaPips

      How do you know that?

  • PsychoLucario

    I really do wonder what's the contingency if it falls over somehow, I think the rover has some kind of claw for picking it up and retrieving it

    • Branden James
      Branden James

      There's not really a need for a contingency, it was built primarily to prove we can fly something in an atmosphere that thin and it's already done that.

  • Taqdir Ahmed
    Taqdir Ahmed

    HA HA HA ...................! 💚

  • Natalie Barry
    Natalie Barry

    Okay so that rescue rocket part is beyond accurate. When I was like 3 or 4 my grandfather would teach me how to fly single-rotor radio control helicopters, and it was 2007, 2008ish, we were only about a decade past bluetooth so it wasn't anything state-of-the-art. We were flying it outside one time and my uncle was over at their house (they would take care of me when my parents were at work and I would stay over on fridays) and he wanted to try flying. So my grandfather gives him the controller and my uncle raises the throttle all the way, causing it to hover around the treetops for a few seconds. Probably without thinking, he moved the right hand joystick forward and it darted into a tree, where it was stuck before blowing down in a windstorm 3 months later. This quite literally means that I might still have that helicopter if it was only under control by a 3-year-old. It was a sad day without rescue rockets.

    • Joey BoX0RoX
      Joey BoX0RoX

      The guy at NASA and your uncle earned a punch to the "NUMB NUTS!"

  • Kosmos Na luzie
    Kosmos Na luzie

    Very interesting

  • Emanuel Haragaeb
    Emanuel Haragaeb

    Stop confusing people do something else

  • D G
    D G


  • minski76

    To be fair - if he found a tree on Mars to fly it into, he'd be praised as a hero of science... :)

    • Desmond Hawkins
      Desmond Hawkins

      He? did I miss some dangling attachment on this tin can?

  • Chris Bradley
    Chris Bradley


  • Mister Itchy
    Mister Itchy

    Why you wanna scare me with that video title? The broom was a nice touch, though!

  • Mike Harrison
    Mike Harrison

    The space deniers would love this!

    • Pablo Sánchez
      Pablo Sánchez

      They will take it as a documentary just like the creationist crowd with the Flintstones.

  • Gregory Ferber
    Gregory Ferber

    Broom technology has come so far.

  • Comment Highlighted
    Comment Highlighted

    How could he not see that tree? 🤨🙂

  • David H
    David H

    With cutting edge humor like this, it's clear why this idiot hated Donald Trump.

  • Clive Milburn
    Clive Milburn

    Ok, you got me, right up to the tree 😆

  • Ryan Davis
    Ryan Davis

    That was stupid..

  • Mesa Santikant
    Mesa Santikant

    Pigasuskiing..007..Thankss Mission-Transformerss no-non Drivril-Transmissionss Saddoggoddessesski-009 nonon Maddoggoddessessky-13 No-comment When-the-SKY..rain-oil Gooodgodss Piggoddessessirensky-009 Badgodss Piggoddessessphinxsky-13

    • belly tripper
      belly tripper


  • Phil Webb
    Phil Webb

    Haven’t heard the term “numb nuts” since my flight instructor called me that decades ago. True story.

    • J G
      J G

      A term of endearment for those of us “special” enough to earn the honorarium!

    • Cre Henge
      Cre Henge

      Well, he was right

    • Phil Webb
      Phil Webb

      @Ryan Clark I mean I was mainly wondering how he knew.

    • Ryan Clark
      Ryan Clark

      It’s good you haven’t heard it in a while! It was one of my mentor’s favorite epithets, and even if he was in a kidding mood to help you learn, you didn’t really want it applied to you. Still makes me sit straight up... :)

    • Mozart1220

      That's what my Mom used to call our dog.

  • Djinghis Khan
    Djinghis Khan

    Those god damn trees

  • Jonathan Perry
    Jonathan Perry

    You know it doesn't sound like much but it takes 20 minutes for that signal to reach that thing there is no way to fix a bad input it's already on its way and you have to just watch in horror as it crashes

  • mary jones
    mary jones

    lol, ty lssc fam!

  • Steve Cambridge
    Steve Cambridge


  • Mat Broomfield
    Mat Broomfield


  • Space Force Commander, General Stabled Genius
    Space Force Commander, General Stabled Genius

    Based on the RNC memes, Kimberly Guilfoyle should have been on riding that Rescue Rocket.

    • Margo

      Mars is a good place for her.

    • Mister Itchy
      Mister Itchy

      We can dream!

  • Brian Hurry
    Brian Hurry

    Please throw this piece of garbage in the trash

  • Martino

    guys i think this is fake

  • help my life is slowly becoming a meme
    help my life is slowly becoming a meme

    God damnit I've been trolled

    • earthling john
      earthling john

      By the best !! 😂😂😂

  • Pongant

    Nicht so tief, Rüdiger! Nicht so tief!

  • Napoléon I Bonaparte
    Napoléon I Bonaparte

    They could just jump to reach for it...

  • Mudassar Hussan
    Mudassar Hussan

    What the Hell is This...

  • larry785


  • Yuriel Cundangan
    Yuriel Cundangan

    Ingenuity Helicopter: Departed for Mars Jon Batiste: Yes, INDEEEEEEEEDDDD!

    • Blair

      Ha haaaaa! Yeah 😉

  • Baldur Vizla
    Baldur Vizla

    This kind of crap is not wanted by anyone, stay in line

  • Flat Earth Guy
    Flat Earth Guy

    Whats the problem they never sent anything to Mars it was all a hoax on you stupid gullible brain dead sheeple.

  • Yuriel Cundangan
    Yuriel Cundangan

    Ingenuity Helicopter: Departed for Mars Jon Batiste: Yes, INDEEEEEEEEDDDD!

  • Yuriel Cundangan
    Yuriel Cundangan

    Ingenuity Helicopter: Departed for Mars Jon Batiste: Yes, INDEEEEEEEEDDDDDD!

  • Peter Kotara
    Peter Kotara

    Please, please tell me NASA isn't using imperial measurements.

    • Lawrence D’Oliveiro
      Lawrence D’Oliveiro

      It’s always amusing to see the odd precision of converted units.

    • tpog2103

      No nerd would make it fly 16ft and 164ft. 16ft and 256ft maybe, but certainly not 164ft. 5m and 50m are ok though.

    • Forest Fifer
      Forest Fifer

      No, they're using metric, the TV show converted them to imperial. 16 ft and 164 ft instead of 5 m and 50 m.

  • falco830

    That went from fun to cringe

  • pakde sragen
    pakde sragen

  • Henry Dawkins
    Henry Dawkins

    4mph I bet it broke the glass from the vibration 😊

    • Henry Dawkins
      Henry Dawkins

      @MrGriff305 I was but only even with spell check my guessing isn't great.

    • MrGriff305

      I guess you're referring to speed of sound. What is it on Mars, exactly?

  • death13a

    They will need a broom to sweep all the bugs there

  • martin stauce
    martin stauce

    i think thats wat ya call funnneeeee

  • Zesty

    "To sweep the cobwebs from the sky." "May I go with you?" "Yea, by and by."

    • pakde sragen
      pakde sragen

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