Joe Palca, Balboa Boulevard, Mary Louise Kelley discussed on All Things Considered


Hello well in Granada hills. We still have a sig alert on the east on one eighteen at Balboa boulevard. A brushfire has the on-ramp shut down and traffic is at a crawl from Puerto ranch drive. Into Luca lake eastbound one thirty four before Cojuangco boulevard, stalled vehicle that was blocking the left lane has you backed up from lankershim and in PICO Rivera, southbound six hundred for Washington boulevard, a crash in middle lanes pollyannas keeping us posted as we move on with the news on KCRW. Thanks for being here. It's five twenty. It's all things considered from NPR news. I'm Audie Cornish. And Mary Louise Kelley an alien ship landed on Mars today in this case the aliens would be us touchdown confirmed. A nasa. Probe called insight touchdown shortly before three eastern this afternoon. NPR's Joe palca is at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California that is where insight mission control is located. Hey, Joe, I they're so big whoop. Went up there where you are. What was that? Like, yeah. I'm I'm much clot across a courtyard from the control room. And I I keep almost hear it from here. Yeah. This is this going to plan the landing went it was smooth. Unbelievable. I mean, you know, if you've written it out, it's just like show, Mary Louise, you know, you you put out a setup all the milestones and posts and every single one it was astonishing. I mean, there were six and a half minutes where this thing had to go from twelve thousand three hundred miles an hour to zero and it had it had it had to do that and six and a half minutes. Oh, wow. So that involved they call it the six and a half minutes of terror or seven.

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