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    NASA "Insight" Landing Today 3pm ET

    Should be some live action on the decent. We have lost about half of our Mars landing attempts so I guess this is a 50/50 proposition. Hope they make it.

    This one is digging down 16 ft to look for water sources, among other things. They have to slow it from 12,500 mph and come in at 12% to make the grade, then blast off the heat shield, have a parachute deployed to slow it further, then rockets to slow it for a safe landing. Amazing if they manage to pull this off. Tune in and watch live.

    Lee ( I don't have the link)

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    Heard last night that it was a complete success! Out of nine attempts there have been eight successes. No other country has had even one success. The technology involved is absolutely incredible. This is the kind of stuff that we read in comic books 60 years ago! Trumpís Space Force is exactly what we need to keep China or Russia from doing anything stupid.

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