Mars InSight Lander Reaches Surface; Peraton’s Sonny Giroux Speaks

Following months of rigorous preparation, the 75-person team at Peraton worked closely with NASA’s Deep Space Network to send the probe into Mars’ atmosphere. It took seven minutes for InSight to penetrate through the atmosphere at 12,000 miles per hour. Despite the risk of failure, InSight landed on the surface with minimal help from mission control.

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