Governor Brown to Visit NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Wednesday


PASADENA – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will give remarks at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory praising the science and innovation behind the Curiosity rover, which landed on Mars on August 5. Before giving remarks, the Governor will tour the operations center, meet the Mars Science Laboratory operating team and view a full-scale model of the rover.

When: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 1:15 p.m.
Where: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011.

**Note: Governor Brown’s visit to the operations center and his remarks to NASA scientists will be open to credentialed media. His visit to the full-scale Curiosity model will be pooled. Media interested in attending must RSVP by noon on Tuesday, August 21 to the JPL Media Relations office at 818-354-5011 or via email to