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These Key Moments of the Mars Perseverance Rover Landing Will Decide Mission Success or Failure

When NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars this week, engineers will likely be holding their breath during the few key minutes that will separate the mission’s success from failure. The scariest moment is called the EDL — the entry, descent and landing phase. And this is NASA’s most complicated landing attempt ever. Watch the landing live on Thursday at lx.com/mars