JPL will host a half-day science workshop on Comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1) on Friday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET (8 a.m. to 2 p.m. PT, 1500 to 2100 GMT/UTC). Scientists will give a technical, detailed look at the comet and Mars' spacecraft preparations for the close encounter.
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