WASHINGTON -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, Sept. 12, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater. The Mars Science Laboratory is one month 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@example.com or call NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory 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 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 and http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl