Good afternoon, readers! Are you ready for the latest NASA rover Curiosity to (hopefully) land on Mars?
To prepare you for tomorrow, here are some of the latest news and features stories about Mars Science Laboratory:
Today, JPL gave the latest status update on the landing. “Mars appears to be cooperating nicely," says one scientist on the mission.
Looking for a spot to watch the landing? We've compiled a list of areas around L.A. that are streaming NASA's live feed.
Landing on Mars: what could go wrong? JPL engineer Rob Manning created disastrous scenerios to prepare the team for the difficult mission.
So how does one land a rover on Mars? Two JPL engineers talk about the process, which involves a new technology ---- a sky crane that places Curiosity on the Red Planet.
-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News