Curiosity was launched by NASA Mars Science Laboratory on November 26, 2011. It's mission is to determine whether Mars ever had an environment capable of supporting microbial life and where signs of such a life-supporting environment could be found in the future.
The landing is scheduled for 12:31 am CDT. Seating is first-come, first-served. Donations to support the planetarium's programming will be accepted.
Live Coverage of NASA "Curiosity" Rover Landing
2400 W. Bradley, Champaign
Saturday, August 5
10 pm - 1 am