NASA to Host Teleconference About Curiosity Rover Progress

Press Release From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2012

image NASA will host a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, Sept. 6, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.

The Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft is one month into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions have been favorable for microbial life and preserving clues in the rocks about possible past life.

For teleconference dial-in information, reporters must send their name, media affiliation and telephone number to Gina Fontes at or call the JPL Media Relations Office at 818-354-5011.

Audio and visuals of the event will be streamed live online at: and .

Visuals will be available at the start of the event at: .

For more information about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit: and .

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