[ExI] Asteroid on track for possible (probability of 1:25) Mars hit

Amara Graps amara at amara.com
Sat Dec 29 05:10:12 UTC 2007

Gary Miller aiguy at comcast.net :
>If the asteroid was to make impact with Mars would the Hubble telescope be
>in such a position as to capture the event?

I would think that one of the 4 or 5 (? I am losing track of the number
of Martian spacecraft taking data now) in the nearer vicinity could do a
better job. I think many Americans have not heard very much about Mars
Express:  http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Mars_Express/index.html



Amara Graps, PhD      www.amara.com
Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Boulder, Colorado

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