NASA Curiosity Mars Rover Landing Event Videos
Clara Ma, who as a 6th-grader won an essay contest to give the Mars Science Laboratory rover a name, talks about her inspiration for the Curiosity namesake and what it means to her as the rover prepares to make its historic descent on Mars.
Astronaut Leland Melvin
Leland Melvin, a former astronaut and now NASA's associate administrator for education, discusses NASA's vision for the future of STEM as well as educational and outreach programs.
Doug Ellison - Eyes on the Solar System
As Curiosity prepares to make its historic descent on Mars, JPL Visualization Producer, Doug Ellison, highlights some of the interactive projects his team is creating, including a program that lets you tour the solar system along with NASA spacecraft, like the rover!
Imagine Mars, a program in which students partner with teachers and the community to design an imaginary community on Mars, is highlighted during the landing night events for NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.
Mars Education Opportunities
Learn how you can bring the wonder of Mars and the Curiosity rover into your classroom or home with these fun and interactive activities, programs and games from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
During landing night from NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, musical artist will.i.am highlights his work with NASA and his programs to bring science, technology, education and mathematics to disadvantaged youth around the globe.