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All Three NASA Mars Orbiters Healthy After Comet Flyby - 10/19/2014
NASA's Mars Odyssey Orbiter Watches Comet Fly Near - 10/19/2014
Animation of Comet Siding Springs’ Close Encounter With Mars - 10/09/2014
Comet Siding Spring C/2013 A1 will make a very close flyby of Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.Watch Video >>
Orbiter Completes Maneuver to Prepare for Comet Flyby - 08/06/2014
NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft has successfully adjusted the timing of its orbit around Mars as a defensive precaution for a comet's close flyby of Mars on Oct. 19, 2014.Read More >>Comet Siding Spring Info >>Latest Comet Image >>
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NASA's Mars Odyssey Maneuvers to Image Comet Siding Spring - 10/17/2014
Mars program Chief Engineer Robert Shotwell describes Mars Odyssey's unprecedented view of comet Siding Spring as the comet sweeps by the Red Planet on Oct. 19 and how it will maneuver to take images.Watch Video >>Comet Siding Spring Info
Comet Siding Spring: A Close Encounter with Mars - 10/09/2014
Comet Siding Spring C/2013 A1 will make a very close flyby of Mars on Oct. 19, 2014. NASA is taking steps to protect its Mars orbiters, while preserving opportunities to gather valuable scientific data.Watch Video >> Watch Animation >>
Colliding Atmospheres: Mars vs Comet Siding Spring - 08/06/2014
Comet Siding Spring is about to fly historically close to Mars. The encounter could spark Martian auroras, a meteor shower, and other unpredictable effects. Whatever happens, NASA's fleet of Mars satellites will have a ringside seat.Watch Video >>
Mars in a Minute: Is Mars Really Red?
The Red Planet -- or is it? This video answers one of the most frequently asked questions about our planetary neighbor.More >>
Mars Odyssey Earns Longevity Badge
On the 3,340th day since it’s arrival at Mars, NASA’s Odyssey orbiter became the longest operating spacecraft at the Red Planet.More >>
Flight Into Mariner Valley (Valles Marineris, Mars)
This video uses real scientific data from Odyssey's Thermal Emission Imaging System's Infrared Camera to simulate a flight from a few hundred feet above the largest canyon in the solar system, Valles Marineris on Mars.More >>
Where is Odyssey?
Where is Mars Odyssey Right Now?
View the simulated views and computer generated images of where Mars Odyssey is now.More >>
Mars As Art Gallery
The majestic beauty of the Red Planet is featured in a vivid collection of images taken by Mars spacecraft, see the Mars As Art Gallery.More >>
Mars in The Palm of Your Hands
Tune in with Mars on the go.Download the Be A Martian App, on your Android, iPhone, Windows Phone and Tablets!More >>
Come explore Mars with us
Be part of exploration and discovery, and personally contribute to the expansion of human knowledge for all of us now, and as a legacy for those who follow.More >>
Eyes on the Solar System
"Eyes on the Solar System" is a 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data. Explore the cosmos, including Mars from your computer. Fly with NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft. See the entire solar system moving in real time. It's up to you. You control space and time.More >>
Ask Dr. C
Have you ever wondered why Mars is red?
Or, how long does it take for Mars to orbit the sun? Ask Dr. C, your personal Mars expert!More >>