Mars Rover Curiosity Mission Update

From NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, scientists gave an update on the next stage of operations for the… read more

From NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, scientists gave an update on the next stage of operations for the rover Curiosity after landing on Mars the previous day. NASA’s $2.6 billion Rover Curiosity successfully landed on Mars August 6, 2012. The spacecraft had been traveling away from Earth since November 26, 2011, on a journey of approximately 352 million miles. The Curiosity rover began to broadcast images from Mar’s surface within two hours of its landing. NASA released the first color picture from the rover showing the landscape of Mars. close

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  • Edgett, Ken Senior Research Scientist Malin Space Science Systems
  • Milkovich, Sarah Engineer Jet Propulsion Laboratory->Science Planning Systems
  • Platt, Jane News Chief Jet Propulsion Laboratory->Media Relations Office
  • Watkins, Michael Manager Jet Propulsion Laboratory->Navigation and Mission Design Section
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Mars Rover Curiosity Mission Update

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307481-1
Category:
News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Pasadena, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 7, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 8, 2012

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  • Aug 07, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2012 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2012 | 1:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2012 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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