NASA will try to land its InSight probe on the surface of the red planet around 3 p.m. ET on Monday. The robotic lander must survive “seven minutes of terror” before touching down and beginning a series of unprecedented scientific firsts. InSight won’t move around Mars, but it could be the first mission to measure…

via NASA’s InSight robot is about to land on Mars. Here’s how it might survive ‘7 minutes of terror’ and make incredible discoveries about the red planet — and Earth, too. — Tech Insider

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