Oct 10, 2012 3:53 PM by Natalie Noah
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, Oct. 11, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.
The Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity rover is 63 days into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life.
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 .
DC Agle / Guy Webster 818-393-9011/818-354-6278
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
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NASA Headquarters, Washington