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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

NASA Hosts Oct. 4 Teleconference About Mars Curiosity Rover Progress

Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington                   
DC Agle/Guy Webster
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
818-393-9011/818-354-6278 /

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) Thursday, Oct. 4, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.

Curiosity, also known as the Mars Science Laboratory, is 56 days 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 or call the Media Relations Office at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at 818-354-5011.

Audio and visuals of the event will be streamed live online at, and

Visuals will be available at the start of the event at

For information about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit, and

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