NASA Invites Social Media Fans To Mars Landing Event


NASA will host a 3-day NASA Social for 25 of its social media followers Aug. 3-5 at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif. The NASA Social is scheduled to culminate in the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover at Mars’ Gale crater. The landing is anticipated at approximately 1:31 a.m. EDT Aug. 6.

During the 2-year prime mission, Curiosity will investigate whether the selected area of Mars offered environmental conditions favorable for microbial life or if evidence of it existed.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/jun/HQ_M12-105_MSL_Social_Media.html

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