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Comet Flyby

NASA Braces For Comet's Close Encounter With Mars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.13.2014 | Science

A comet will give Mars a close shave on Sunday, Oct. 19, and NASA isn't taking any chances. Comet C/2013 A1, or 'Siding Spring,' is expected to com...

Comet Chaser To Attempt Historic Rendezvous This Week

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 08.04.2014 | Science

After a 10-year, 4-billion-mile journey through deep space, a European probe will finally arrive at its comet destination this week. The European Sp...

PHOTOS: Comet And Moon Light Up Night Sky

Posted 03.14.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 03/13/2013 08:01 PM EDT on SPACE.com The Comet Pan-STARRS may be a challenge to spot in the evening sky, but it still d...

Surging Comet Promises Spectacular Sky Display

Posted 03.05.2013 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 03/04/2013 03:43 PM EST on SPACE.com The Comet Pan-STARRS has brightened dramatically over this past week, putting it back ...

Approaching Comet May Outshine The Moon

Reuters | Irene Klotz | Posted 02.28.2013 | Science

(Reuters) - A comet blazing toward Earth could outshine the full moon when it passes by at the end of next year - if it survives its close encounter w...