March 29, 2013
A comet is heading for Mars, and there is a chance that it might hit the Red Planet in October 2014. An impact wouldn’t necessarily mean the end of NASA’s Mars program. But it would transform the program along with Mars itself.
Topics: Environment, Mars, Comet, Planetary science, Mars in fiction, Manned mission to Mars, Spaceflight, Astronomy, National Aeronautics and Space Administration