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NASA scientist Dr. Michelle Thaller from the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland talks with FOX40 meteorologist Darren Peck about Comet Sliding Spring's close approach to Mars. Scientists are taking steps to protect probes in orbit around the Red Planet to make sure they aren't damaged by trail of debris.