October 17, 2012
Mars Curiosity Rover Teleconference Hosted By NASA
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 [email protected] or call NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Media Relations Office at 818-354-5011.
Visuals will be available at the start of the event at: http://go.nasa.gov/curiositytelecon