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Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington                        
DC Agle / Guy Webster
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
818-354-5011 /
Oct. 16 , 2012
NASA to Host Mars Curiosity Rover Teleconference Oct. 18
WASHINGTON -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 18, about the latest status of the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars.

The Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover is 10 weeks 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 or call NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Media Relations Office at 818-354-5011.

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


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

For information about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit:



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