NASA’s Opportunity rover ‘falls asleep’ as massive dust storm hits Mars

NASA’s Opportunity rover went into sleep mode after a massive dust storm hit Mars, raising concerns about the survival of the unmanned, solar-powered vehicle, the US space agency said Wednesday. According to NASA, the severe dust storm blanketed an area spanning 14 million square miles (35 million square kilometers) and blocked out the Sun over […]

Source: Nasa

Russian space capsule with three ISS astronauts lands in Kazakhstan

A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts from NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) has safely landed in Kazakhstan. The capsule touched down at 6:39 p.m. (1239 GMT) Sunday, descending under a red-and-white parachute. The three astronauts aboard the capsule included – Russian Anton Shkaplerov, American Scott Tingle and Japan’s Norishige Kanai. With the landing, […]


F1: Vijay Mallya Resigns As Director Of Force India Team, Son Siddharth To Take The Job

With cases of money laundering looming over Vijay Mallya, the Sahara Force India co-owner has stepped down from his position as Managing Director of the team. Mallya, however, will continue to remain a shareholder and Team Principal of the Formula 1 team. Meanwhile, Bob Fearnley will remain in his role as the Deputy Principal. Vijay […]


PM Modi’s road show after Delhi-Meerut expressway inauguration

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway before holding a roadshow in an open jeep in the Capital on Sunday. Modi traveled 6km in an open jeep on the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, built at a cost of Rs 841 crore. After the roadshow, the Prime Minister held a rally at Baghpat during […]