PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA will host a media teleconference at noon PDT (3 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, Oct. 18, about the latest status of the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars.
The Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover is 10 weeks into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life.
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.jpl.nasa.gov/msl , http://www.nasa.gov/mars and http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl .