NASA TV: Watch Mars Rover Landing Coverage Live

Curiosity countdown, touchdown, and post-landing reports from NASA's JPL.

Tonight aerospace enthusiasts will hold their collective breath as NASA's Mars Science Laboratory, aka Curiosity, attempts to land on the red planet at 1:31 a.m. ET.

NASA TV—streaming below from the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California—offers a front row seat to history, and a chance to be among the first to learn the outcome of the rover's "seven minutes of terror."

NASA TV Schedule for Mars Rover Landing

Sunday and Monday, August 5-6, 2012

  • 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET: NASA Science News Conference
  • 11:00 p.m. ET: Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Landing Coverage of Entry Descent and Landing
  • 2:15 a.m. ET: Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Post-Landing News Conference
  • 3:30-4:30 a.m. ET: Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Landing Coverage and Commentary
  • 6:10 a.m. ET: Live Satellite Post-Landing Interviews on the Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Mission
  • Noon ET: Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Post-Landing News Briefing and Landing Recap and Outlook for Curiosity's First Sol, or Martian Day
  • 7:00 p.m. ET - Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Rover Post-Landing News Briefing and Sol 1 Mid-Day Update

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