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Unexpected Dust From Mars Comet Had Potential To Damage Orbiters
November 10, 2014
A heavy load of dust cast off by the comet Siding Spring 2013 as it hurtled past Mars last month could have damaged the fleet of scientific orbiters circling the planet, had they not tweaked their orbits to be as far away from the potential danger as possible. Scientists presenting preliminary...
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