PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. PDT (2:30 p.m. EDT) on 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.
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 andhttp://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl .
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Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory