8.5 NASA’s CURIOSITY Rover Lands on Mars!

NASA's Curiosity Rover Lands on Mars

NASA launched the Curiosity Rover from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Nov. 26, 2011. It is scheduled to land on Mars on Sunday, Aug. 5 at 10:31 p.m. PDT. Griffith Observatory’s curatorial staff will present NASA’s live coverage of the event, provide additional commentary on the mission, and answer questions. The Observatory will be open for this event until midnight, but inbound Griffith Park gates will close as usual at 10 p.m. Admission is free.

The Curiosity Rover landing can also be viewed live on Griffith Observatory’s channel on LiveStream.

  • Sunday, Aug. 5
  • 9 p.m. – midnight
  • Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon, Griffith Observatory, Griffith Park

For more information visit www.griffithobs.org/exhibits/special/CuriosityLanding.html



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