NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT, 18:00 UTC) on Thursday, Oct. 11, to provide a status update on the Curiosity roverís mission to Marsí Gale Crater.
The Mars Science Laboratoryís Curiosity rover is 63 days into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life.
For teleconference dial-in information, reporters must send their name, media affiliation and telephone number to Elena Mejia at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the JPL Media Relations Office at +1 818-354-5011.
Audio and visuals of the event will be streamed live online:
Visuals will be available at the start of the event:
DC Agle / Guy Webster
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
Information about NASAís Curiosity mission: