Spacecraft around Orbit of Mars at Risk Due to Primordial Material

August 6, 2014 11:00 AM

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Spacecraft around Orbit of Mars at Risk Due to Primordial Material

Dust particles riding on the back of Comet Siding Spring may cause damage to the spacecraft that are in the orbit around Mars. These dust particles will be hurtling past the Mars on October 19, according to sources.

Scientists say these are crumbs of dust or tiny bits made up of debris from the times of starting days of the solar system. These particles cannot be seen with naked eyes. Although these are very tiny particles, they will be hurtling at a speed of 35 miles per second, which is 25 times more than an ...

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