Mountain-size comet to fly by Mars on Oct. 19: NASA is ready

October 12, 2014 7:45 AM

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Comet Siding Spring will fly by Mars at a proximity less than half the distance between the Earth and the moon. The comet is believed to carry with it remnants from the formation of the solar system.(Photo : NASA)

Comet Siding Spring will fly by Mars at a proximity less than half the distance between the Earth and the moon. The comet is believed to carry with it remnants from the formation of the solar system.

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