A free public lecture by Curiosity team member Ken Herkenhoff of the USGS Astrogeology Science Center
- The Mars Science Laboratory rover “Curiosity” landed successfully August 5 to begin its 23 month mission
- What have scientists discovered so far, particularly with respect to the geology of the Gale crater landing site?
- Instruments aboard Curiosity are searching for evidence of environmental conditions that could support microbial life
- How are dust and rocks analyzed and studied to learn about the role of water in forming the Martian landscape?
Read more about the US Geological Survey’s work on Mars here.