Rachel Hoover
Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.

DC Agle / Guy Webster 818-354-5011
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif. /

Dwayne Brown 202-358-1726
NASA Headquarters, Washington
Oct. 26, 2012
NASA to Host Media Telecon Oct. 30 About Mars Curiosity Progress
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -­ NASA will host a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday, Oct. 30, to provide an update about the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.

 The Mars Science Laboratory Project and its Curiosity rover are almost three months into a two-year prime mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life.

 Reporters interested in participating in the media telecon must send requests to Rachel Hoover,, DC Agle or Guy Webster

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 information about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit:

For information about NASA’s Ames Research Center’s contributions to the mission, visit:


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