During the dark hours of every sol engineers and scientists work frantically to line up the rover’s activities, and just as sol-light breaks, they relay that information to the rover.
And another work-sol on Mars begins.
For up-to-date information on Curiosity visit the web pages at http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/
Beate Czogalla is the Professor of Theater Design in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Georgia College & State University. She has had a lifelong interest in space exploration and has been a Solar System Ambassador for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/ NASA for many years. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org