Update from Gale Crater: Results from NASA Mars Rover Curiosity
Live Ustream Webcast: Monday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m. PST
NASA Mars rover Curiosity is examining evidence about ancient Martian environmental conditions that were favorable for microbial life. Findings are also pertinent to future searches for Martian biosignatures and for future human missions to Mars.
News Briefing Participants:
1. John Grotzinger, Project Scientist for Curiosity, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.
2. Joel Hurowitz, Curiosity Science Team Member, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y.
3. Jennifer Eigenbrode, Participating Scientist for Curiosity, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Laurel, Md.
4. Robert Wimmer-Schweingruber, Co-investigator for Radiation Assessment Detector on Curiosity, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
5. Kenneth Farley, Participating Scientist for Curiosity, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.
Nothing but microbes?