Curiosity Landing TODAY!

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Continuing the amazing story of Mars exploration featured in The Mighty Mars Rovers, the Mars rover Curiosity is scheduled to land on the red planet at 10:31 PDT August 5 (1:31 a.m. EDT August 6).

There are landing parties scheduled all over the county. Author Elizabeth Rusch will be signing books and offering fun hands-on activities at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (http://www.omsi.edu/). To find an event near you, Google “Curiosity Landing Party” or check out this link: http://www.planetary.org/get-involved/events/planetfest-2012/

To follow the landing and Curiosity’s mission via Facebook and Twitter, visit: http://www.facebook.com/MarsCuriosity http://www.twitter.com/MarsCuriosity

Fingers crossed everyone!

by Elizabeth Rusch

About Elizabeth Rusch

Elizabeth Rusch

Elizabeth lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family. The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity was her first book for the Scientists in the Field series, followed by Eruption! – about vulcanologists – scientists who study volcanoes--and her newest book, The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans. You can visit Liz online at www.elizabethrusch.com.

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