NASA Set to Launch Mars Rover This Week

November 21, 2011 Updated Nov 21, 2011 at 4:25 PM EDT

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NASA Set to Launch Mars Rover This Week

November 21, 2011 Updated Nov 21, 2011 at 4:25 PM EDT

According to a story on Space.com, NASA will launch its much-anticipated Mars rover this week.

The Curiosity rover is scheduled to launch on Saturday in Florida, according to the Space.com report. Curiosity is scheduled to arrive at Mars in August 2012.

Read the Space.com story HERE.