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Naturalist Notebook 

August 2, 2012

The Landing of Curiosity on Mars

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Photo: Artist’s concept of Curiosity examining a rock. NASA/JPL-Caltech


Visit the Naturalist Center this Friday through Monday, August 3-6, to celebrate the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity. Play games and test your trivia of Mars and other planets in our solar system. Take a trip to the Red Planet by creating a mixed-media scene of your own Martian colony Friday, 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Catch a rebroadcast of a NASA TV press conference on the landing Monday, 2:00-3:00 pm.


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