#SpaceOut Talks Mars Curiosity: Today, 4pm PDT

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At 4pm PT (7pm ET) today, Discovery News and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will team up to bring you the latest news from NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory by the scientists and engineers who drive and care for the Curiosity rover.

Joining DNews’ Trace Dominguez and Ian O’Neill will be:

  • Ashwin Vasavada, MSL deputy project scientist (at JPL Mission Control).
  • Nagin Cox, MSL tactical uplink lead (JPL Mars Yard). Twitter: @nasa_nagin
  • Matt Heverly, MSL rover driver (JPL Mars Yard). Twitter: @Matt_Heverly
  • Amy Shira Teitel, space historian and DNews space guest host. Twitter: @astVintageSpace

The Google+ Hangout will also feature live video from the Mars Yard at JPL. We’ll get the low down on Curiosity’s health, the team’s hopes for the future and a look back over it’s biggest discoveries from its first Mars year on the red planet. We will also be taking live questions from our viewers via the G+ event page and on Twitter. Make sure you also keep an eye on @DNews, @NASAJPL and @MarsCuriosity for updates and use the #SpaceOut hashtag if you have any questions for the JPL team.

This will be one #SpaceOut you cannot afford to miss! Check out the Hangout event page for more info.