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NASA hopes InSight can beat the odds to land on Mars

By Thomas Moore, science correspondent
The first spacecraft to study the deep interior of Mars will attempt on Monday a perilous descent to the dusty surface.
Just 40% of missions to the red planet have safely made it through the thin atmosphere.
NASA hopes combination of a heatshield, parachute and retrorockets will slow InSight from 13,000mph to 5mph in just six minutes.
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