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NASA's Latest Mars Probe to Attempt Landing

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After traveling hundreds of millions of miles through space, NASA's latest Mars probe will arrive Monday at the Red Planet.  Scientists have carefully chosen where they want the probe, called InSight, to land, selecting a large volcanic plain named Elysium Planitia. They say the site has few rocks and less chance of wind gusts that could potentially knock over the lander.  The spacecraft will take a crucial six minutes to enter Mars' atmosphere, descend and...

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