NASA Thursday: Live Streaming Clues to Changes in Mars’ Atmosphere Found by Curiosity Rover

 

          
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NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) on Thursday, Nov. 15, to provide an update about the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.

The Mars Science Laboratory Project and its Curiosity rover are 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

The image above shows Gale Crater in 3D Credits. This image, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) of Mars Express, has a resolution of 100 metres per pixel. It is colour-coded based on a digital terrain model derived from stereo image data.

Image credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum). 

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