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NASA is landing on Mars for the first time since 2012. You can watch live (Monday, November 26th at 19:40 UTC)

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  1. spit-evil-olive-tips Link
    (for my fellow sometimes-timezone-challenged Americans, 19:40 UTC is 11:40am on the west coast and 2:40pm on the east coast) Link to the livestream, scheduled to go live at 19:00 UTC:...

    (for my fellow sometimes-timezone-challenged Americans, 19:40 UTC is 11:40am on the west coast and 2:40pm on the east coast)

    Link to the livestream, scheduled to go live at 19:00 UTC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGD_YF64Nwk

    Overview of the timeline from NASA: https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8390/nasa-insight-landing-on-mars-milestones/ (tl;dr is the interesting part of the landing takes place from 19:40 to 19:54 UTC)

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  2. bhrgunatha (edited ) Link
    I listened to NASA's "On a mission" podcast which had an episode on the InSight mission (The Danger of Going to Mars and Arrival) - extremely interesting. Edit: Having listened to it all now - the...

    I listened to NASA's "On a mission" podcast which had an episode on the InSight mission (The Danger of Going to Mars and Arrival) - extremely interesting. Edit: Having listened to it all now - the whole podcast is about the InSigh mission.

    For anyone interested there are plenty of other NASA podcasts plus a whole bunch of RSS feeds for example Image of the day

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