NASA all set to welcome rare Mars comet flyby Siding Spring on October 19

October 10, 2014 10:39 AM

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NASA’s extensive fleet of science assets, particularly those orbiting and roving Mars, are all set to to click and study a once-in-a-lifetime comet flyby on October 19.

Comet C/2013 A1, popularly known as comet Siding Spring, is going to pass within the range of about 139,500 km of Mars, the American space agency reported.

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