NASA will host a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, Sept. 6, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.
The Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft is one month into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions have been favorable for microbial life and preserving clues in the rocks about possible past life.
For teleconference dial-in information, reporters must send their name, media affiliation and telephone number to Gina Fontes at email@example.com or call the JPL Media Relations Office at 818-354-5011.
Audio and visuals of the event will be streamed live online at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio and www.ustream.tv/nasajpl .
Visuals will be available at the start of the event at: http://go.nasa.gov/curiositytelecon .
For more information about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/msl and http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl .