The Olympics aren’t the only appointment television viewing this week.
On Sunday night, researchers around the world will be watching as a space mission years in its planning leads to the landing of an unmanned rover on Mars.
The $2.5 billion dollar mission could potentially help answer some big questions, like whether there may have been life on the planet.
Some South Coast based companies played key roles in the Mars “Curiosity” Rover mission.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with some of those involved about the excitement that’s building around the craft’s landing.
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