The Olympics are all set to lose the gaze of the world as the Mars Rover lands on Mars on the 5th of August, 2012. As we have already said, the Mars Rover’s landing might not be directly viewable by NASA, but we do hope that the landing goes well.
Now, the question of where you can see the Mars Rover, Curiosity, in action comes in. Catch the historic landing right here!
There will be two main broadcasts streamed online. They will be at these times:
- 11:30 PM on 5th August to 2:00 AM on 6th August EST
- 3:30 AM to 4:00 AM on 6th August, after Curiosity has landed. This will feature the first images.
Live Streaming Channels
- NASA JPL Live streaming will be available on this channel: http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl
This will have commentary and interviews alongwith the feed.
- Cooler stuff here: http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2
This channel will have the mission feed, clean and uninterrupted. It will also have the mission audio. Basically you’ll be experiencing what the Curiosity engineers monitoring Curiosity just after landing are experiencing. If that is not cool, I don’t know what is!
Other thank this, you can definitely visit these pages:
Also, you can follow the event on Twitter. The Twitter handle is @marscuriosity
Know about the top 10 features of the Mars Rover Curiosity: http://techie-buzz.com/science/ten-coolest-things-curiosity.html
Curiosity lands in Gale Crater, one of the deepest craters on Mars. The search for water and possibly life begins here! It begins on Sunday.
Join us then!