NASA's Mars fleet braces for comet encounter

October 10, 2014 5:42 PM

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NASA's Mars fleet braces for comet encounter

Comet Siding Spring is hurtling toward its Red Planet rendezvous with Mars, while NASA's Mars spacecraft are aiming their instruments at it and moving themselves out of harm's way.

A comet will give Mars a historically close shave next weekend, and NASA aims to be ready for the dramatic cosmic event.

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