Scientists in the Field
Spiral Notebook
Curiosity Landing TODAY!
by Elizabeth Rusch
August 5, 2012
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 (  To find an event near you, Google “Curiosity Landing Party” or check out this link:

To follow the landing and Curiosity’s mission via Facebook and Twitter, visit:

Fingers crossed everyone!

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About 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    


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