The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity Rover is set to land on Mars at 10:30 pm PT/11:21 pm MT on Aug. 5, 12:31 am CT/1:30 am ET on Aug. 6.
Get the latest information at:
- Mars: NASA Explores the Red Planet website: http://www.nasa.gov/mars. Resources, recent and archived videos, updates and news, images, podcasts, and more can be found here.
- MSL pages: http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl. Get the latest about the rover and its onboard laboratory through news, images, and video. Find out where the rover is now, and follow Curiosity on Twitter and Facebook.
- Solar System Exploration’s Curiosity: A Big Rover on a Bold Mission website: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/msl_landing.cfm. Videos, press kits, and fact sheets, links to relevant Mars and NASA websites, social media, images, interactives, and resources for teachers and students are all available through this page.
- Post your landing event, or find a landing event on the Mars event map: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mars/eventlocations/index.html.
- Watch the landing events live from the mission control room at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on NASA TV (http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html) or on Ustream (http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl) between about 9-11 pm PT on Aug. 5.
- Join the conversation and get frequent updates about the mission by following @MarsCuriosity on Twitter and on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/marscuriosity).
Find activities for your programs:
- Follow your Curiosity: http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/participate/marsforeducators/soi/. A suite of activities that will help your audiences explore Mars and prepare for the culminating challenges of imagining and designing their own Mars community.