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Odyssey Tweaked to Monitor Mars Science Lab Aug 5 Landing in Realtime

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has successfully adjusted its orbital location to be in a better position to provide prompt confirmation of the August landing of the Curiosity rover at the Gale Crater site. NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft carrying Curiosity...
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NewsFlash: Mars 'Curiosity' Spacecraft Adjusts Flight Path En Route to Mar's Gale Crater Landing Site-- Touch Down August 5, 2012

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft, halfway to Mars, adjusted its flight path today for delivery of the one-ton rover Curiosity to the base of Mars' Gale Crater in August.Tests completed aboard Curiosity last week confirmed a... Read Post

NASA Tweaks Flight Path of Mars Science Lab --On Track for August 5th Touchdown at Gale Crater

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

On Tuesday, NASA adjusted the flight path of Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft on for delivering the rover Curiosity to a landing target at Gale Crater.The car-size, one-ton rover is bound for arrival the evening of Aug. 5, 2012, P... Read Post

Mars orbiter repositioned to phone home Mars landing

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has successfully adjusted its orbital location to be in a better position to provide prompt confirmation of the August landing of the Curiosity rover. Read Post


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