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Mars landing comes down to final 6 minutes of 6-month trip

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) For NASA s InSight spacecraft, it all comes down to the final six minutes of a six-month journey to Mars.The lander will enter the Martian atmosphere at supersonic speed, then hit the brakes to get to a soft, safe landing on the alien red plains.After micromanaging every step of the way, flight controllers will be powerless over what happens at the end of the road Monday, nearly 100 million miles (160 million kilometers) away.Project manager ......

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