Ladies and gentlemen, NASA has turned on the Fasten Seat Belt sign as we approach Gale Crater on Mars. Weather conditions remain within seasonal norms with the skies being dominated by diffuse water ice clouds.
If you haven’t already done so, please cancel all your engagements in the evening of 5th August. Please take your computer and browse to http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/. Make sure your chair and table are in a comfortable position and hold-on tight!
If you are in a city with a space centre or university with a planetary science department, please read carefully the special instructions located