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Sept. 5, 2012
 
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NASA to Host Teleconference About Mars Curiosity Rover Progress
 
 
PASADENA, Calif. -- 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 is one month 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 Gina Fontes at georgina.d.fontes@jpl.nasa.gov 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:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio


and


http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl


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

http://go.nasa.gov/curiositytelecon


For information about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/mars


and


http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl

 

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