The Mars Science Laboratory Project and its Curiosity rover are three months into a two-year prime mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life. Audio and visuals of the event will be streamed live online at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio and http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl
Visuals will be available at the start of the event at: http://go.nasa.gov/curiositytelecon
The image above shows Gale Crater in 3D Credits. This image, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) of Mars Express, has a resolution of 100 metres per pixel. It is colour-coded based on a digital terrain model derived from stereo image data.
Image credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).