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Monday, November 19, 2018

NASA NEXT MARS LANDING -2020

NASA

https://mars.nasa.gov/programmissions/missions/future/mars2020/NASA NEXT MARS LANDING -2020nasa says it'sgoing to land the mars insight lander on the surface  of the red planet  in a few weeks , no matter what.
insight the launched from californias   vandenberg  air  force base on  5 five  along with a pair of experimental cubesats dubbed marco  that will act as communications  relays during  the spacecraft descent to surface on nov. 26.
insight project manager tom hoffman told reports on wednesday that due to the craft ballistic entry trajectroy, touchdown on the surface will occur at  11:47 a.m.
the lander which designed  to stay in one place and study the interior of mars  including potential marsquakes, will arrive in the midst of the dust storm season so enginers include extra thermal protection to compensate for the craft.
short but dramatic trip through the thin martian atmosphere.
nasa will be streaming live coverage of the landing nov. 26.

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