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Mars Vs. Comet in 2014: Scientists Prepare for a Close Shave or Impact


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Dan
- 2303 days ago - space.com
A close encounter between Mars and Comet C/2013 A1 in 2014 has NASA investigating how to protect Mars-orbiting spacecraft and rovers from cometary debris as the comet and planet converge. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.



   

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g d c (0)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 11:56 am
ty
 

Roger G (148)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 6:03 pm
noted, thanks!
 

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 5:21 pm
notato Dan thnx!!!!!
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 5:35 pm
Noted.
 

Janice P (5)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 6:45 pm
Noted.
 

Devon Leonard (54)
Monday April 1, 2013, 1:47 am
Thanks Dan....Beautiful photographs and videos on that site..... So amazing because we know so little....
 

Gvapo T (22)
Monday April 1, 2013, 2:04 am
interesting article
thanks :)
 

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Monday April 1, 2013, 3:59 am
Fascinating.
 

Birgit W (160)
Monday April 1, 2013, 2:39 pm
Interesting. Thanks
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Monday April 1, 2013, 4:47 pm
Noted. Thanks, Dan. I'm looking forward to more upcoming info regarding this. I just hope youngsters in school are following this and learning much from it in their science classes. The 60's saw a great explosion of interest due to the Moon launches, and we are long overdue for another one.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Monday April 1, 2013, 5:05 pm
I wasn't impressed with the 'Lucifers Hammer' novel or movie; we certainly don't need it in our back yard. Watching comets cruise through is fun though.
 

Sue Matheson (79)
Monday April 1, 2013, 8:34 pm
thanks
 

Julie F (68)
Monday April 1, 2013, 8:43 pm
Noted...I also am interested in reading more.
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Monday April 1, 2013, 8:57 pm
The Universe is a dangerous place in so many ways.
 

Jav R (0)
Monday December 9, 2013, 7:40 am
Gracias por publicar.
 
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