NASA to Televise Mars Curiosity Rover Science Update Sept. 27
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA will host a news conference at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) Thursday, Sept. 27, to present science findings from the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater. The news conference from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif., will be carried live on NASA Television, the agency's website and on Ustream.
Curiosity, also known as the Mars Science Laboratory, is 50 days into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life.
For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and links to streaming video, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
To watch on Ustream, go to: http://ustream.tv/nasajpl
For information about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/mars
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