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NASA's Opportunity observes 'rock stripes' on Mars that may suggest actions of water

NASA's Opportunity observes 'rock stripes' on Mars that may suggest actions of water

Opportunity was planned as a 90-sol mission as NASA did not expect the rover to survive through a Martian winter.  

Feb 19, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Stunning images of ancient fluid-carved valley on Mars beamed back by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Stunning images of ancient fluid-carved valley on Mars beamed back by NASA's Opportunity rover!

The process that carved Perseverance Valley into the rim of Endeavour Crater billions of years ago has not yet been identified.

May 16, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
See pic: NASA's Mars rover Opportunity scales challenging terrains!

See pic: NASA's Mars rover Opportunity scales challenging terrains!

Opportunity is NASA's senior rover, which has been on Mars for 12 years now.

Feb 26, 2016, 10:38 AM IST
2018 World Cup to show an open Russia: Vladimir Putin

2018 World Cup to show an open Russia: Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin has said the football World Cup to be held in Russia in 2018 was a good opportunity to show the world an open and multifaceted country.

Jul 26, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Britain's David Cameron to seek G7 action to fight corruption

British Prime Minister David Cameron will tell G7 leaders on Sunday that FIFA`s corruption scandal offers an opportunity to tackle the broader "cancer" of corruption globally.
 

Jun 06, 2015, 07:16 AM IST
'Determined' Sarfraz vows to take Pakistan to 'new heights'

'Determined' Sarfraz vows to take Pakistan to 'new heights'

Pakistan wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has said that he is determined to help his side reach new heights following his ascendency to the one-day and T20 vice-captaincy.

Apr 10, 2015, 13:48 PM IST
Snow joke as daring Southampton hit the icy pistes

Snow joke as daring Southampton hit the icy pistes

Premier League clubs usually use fixture-free weeks as an opportunity to escape the English winter and visit warmer climes but Southampton have taken a novel approach by heading to the Swiss Alps.

Mar 06, 2015, 22:42 PM IST
NASA's Mars spacecraft sends back images of comet Siding Spring

NASA's Mars spacecraft sends back images of comet Siding Spring

NASA has released fascinating photos of comet Siding Spring captured by one of its orbiters and a rover as it whizzed past the Mars planet on Sunday (October 19, 2014).

Oct 22, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

NASA`s Mars Opportunity breaks `out of this world` distance record

NASA`s Opportunity Mars rover has now become the first vehicle to travel farther than any other man made vehicle on the surface of another world.

Jul 29, 2014, 11:04 AM IST

Sequoia Capital says raises $530 million India-focused fund

Sequoia Capital, best known for its early-stage investments in companies such as Google Inc , has raised $530 million for its fourth India-focused fund, the U.S. venture capital fund said in a statement on Friday.

May 30, 2014, 02:04 AM IST

Robots pave the way for human landing on Mars

With NASA rovers Curiosity and Opportunity relaying loads of information about the Red Planet, NASA is inching closer to a manned mission to Mars.

May 17, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

NASA`s Opportunity takes selfie to celebrate 10th anniversary on Mars

NASA has shared a selfie taken by Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity to commemorate its tenth year on the Red Planet.

Jan 24, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

NASA rover Opportunity finds signs Mars once had fresh water

NASA`s decade-old Mars rover, Opportunity, has found evidence that life-friendly fresh water once pooled on the red planet`s surface, reinforcing similar discoveries made by newcomer Curiosity on the other side of the planet, scientists said on Thursday.

Jan 24, 2014, 07:10 AM IST

No Solstice for Mars for next 194 days

While Northern Hemisphere is celebrating its first day of summer, the Mars rovers Curiosity and Opportunity in Red Planet`s southern hemisphere are enjoying the end of the warm weather season.

Jun 22, 2013, 15:31 PM IST

Muslim children should have equal opportunity: Buddhadeb

In an effort to woo Muslim voters
ahead of Assembly elections, West Bengal Chief Minister
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday said that it had been his
government`s priority to provide equal opportunities to
Muslims.

Feb 15, 2011, 15:37 PM IST

UN agency to extend job opportunities for 40,000 Lankan widows

A UN agency is assisting Sri
Lanka to extend job opportunities for 40,000 widows in the
north and east of the country, the region affected by the
conflict between the government forces and the LTTE rebels.

Jun 15, 2010, 18:34 PM IST

Congress sees an opportunity in Jharkhand

In the wake of BJP withdrawing
support to the Shibu Soren Government in Jharkhand, Congress
on Monday saw an opportunity in the state, saying stability factor
would be crucial in any exercise for government formation.

May 24, 2010, 18:31 PM IST

Iran given plenty of opportunity to join world community: US

Iran has been given plenty of
opportunity to join the world community by meeting its
international obligations but it has done nothing so far, the
White House has said, as the US intensified UNSC for next round of sanctions.

May 12, 2010, 11:10 AM IST