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Nasa Preparing For 2014 Comet Watch at Mars

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Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring

NASA's NEOWISE mission captured images of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, which is slated to make a close pass by Mars on Oct. 19, 2014. The infrared pictures reveal a comet that is active and very dusty even though it was about 355 million miles (571 mill

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

This spring, NASA will be paying cautious attention to a comet that could put on a barnstorming show at Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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