Comet Siding Spring

  • Released Thursday, October 16th, 2014


On October 19, 2014, Comet Siding Spring will make a remarkably close flyby of Mars, coming within one third of the Earth-Moon distance from the Red Planet. NASA will mobilize an entire fleet of rovers, orbiters, Earth observatories and space telescopes to watch the encounter. This gallery contains data visualizations, animations, interviews with NASA scientists, and a narrated video all related to the flyby.

Animations and Data Visualizations