NASA Prepares its Science Fleet for Oct. 19 Mars Comet Encounter

NASA Prepares its Science Fleet for Oct. 19 Mars Comet Encounter

NASA Prepares its Science Fleet for Oct. 19 Mars Comet Encounter  Prepares :NASA’s extensive fleet of science assets, particularly those orbiting and roving Mars, have front row seats to image and study a once-in-a-lifetime comet flyby on Sunday, Oct. 19.Comet C/2013 A1, also known as comet Siding Spring, will pass within about 87,000 miles (139,500 kilometers) of the Red Planet — less than half the distance between Earth and our moon and less than one-tenth the distance of any known comet flyby of Earth. Siding Spring’s nucleus will come closest…

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Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans

Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans

Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans Peter Munster captain eager to make up for lost time as Toulouse come to Thomond Peter : Perhaps more than any other team in Europe, the benchmark for a successful season or not in the Munster firmament is reaching the knockout stages of the European Champions Cup. Anything less is failure. A quarter-final in the premier European competition constitutes a minimum requirement. The league comes second. Munster are true Europhiles. Hence, watching on from the outside for the last two years was…

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