Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Mission to Mars set to launch...

in nine days, on 25 November 2011, according to NASA:
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft with the Curiosity rover is set to launch to the planet Mars aboard an Atlas V rocket on Nov. 25, 2011 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The launch window extends from 10:25 a.m. to 12:08 p.m. EST (7:25 a.m. to 9:08 a.m. PST). The launch period for the mission extends through Dec. 18.
Beginning Monday, 21 November, NASA will be streaming live feeds of science and pre-launch briefings according to this schedule.  Tune into NASA-TV to catch the webcasts.

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