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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 […]

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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, […]