Tag: Siding Spring

Rare comet Siding Spring's Mars flyby triggered meteor shower: NASA

Two NASA missions and one ESA mission captured something surprising after the Siding Spring comet passed Mars. The comet's meteor shower produced a startling change in the atmosphere on Mars.

Space November 8, 2014

NASA Mars orbiter Odyssey survives comet Siding Spring flyby, sends back photos as proof

Computer models projected NASA's Odyssey orbiter could possibly be in danger of the dust from comet Siding Spring's close brush with Mars. Data received from the spacecraft indicate it is in good health.

Space October 21, 2014

How to spot galactic date of Comet Siding Spring and Mars

Amateur astronomers, get your telescopes ready to point at Mars to witness a once in a galactic lifetime cosmic date with the Comet Siding Spring.

Geek October 18, 2014

NASA turns its attention and instruments to Siding Spring comet

In anticipation of a very close Mars flyby of the Siding Spring comet, NASA is aiming many of its instruments and a lot of its attention at this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Geek October 10, 2014

Comet Siding Spring, heading toward Mars, seen with two tails by Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope has seen two tails sprouting from Comet Siding Spring, due for a close approach with Mars.

Space March 28, 2014

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