Explore Calendar of Events NASA’s Rover CURIOSITY Lands on Mars!
August 5, 2012
9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon Theater

NASA’s Rover CURIOSITY Lands on Mars!

On Sunday, August 5, 2012, Griffith Observatory hosted thousands of visitors to watch the landing of NASA's Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars.

Upcoming NASA Events at Griffith Observatory

Launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Nov 26, 2011, NASA’s new rover, Curiosity, is scheduled to land on Mars on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 10:31 p.m. P.D.T.

Griffith Observatory’s curatorial staff will present NASA’s live coverage of the event, provide additional commentary on the mission, and answer questions in a free program starting at 9:00 p.m. The Observatory will be open for this event until 12:00 midnight. However, inbound Griffith Park gates will close as usual at 10:00 p.m. In addition, the DASH Observatory Weekend Shuttle will stop operating at 10:00 p.m. as usual.