NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars
“The Unlikely Sports Capital.’’ That’s how Sports Illustrated described Washington and Baltimore and its charging baseball teams on the magazine’s Oct. 1 cover. But Washington area teams (Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Hoyas, Terrapins) have had their cover moments. Here’s when sports in the nation’s capital shone — at least for a while.
'Why RGIII = John Elway'The Redskins quaterback again graces the cover in a series of regional offerings entitled, "The New Kings," which also feature Colin Kaepernick, Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson.Sports Illustrated
NASA tried one last time to contact its record-setting Mars rover Opportunity, but declared it dead on Feb. 13, 2019, 15 years after arriving at the Red Planet. The solar-powered rover has been silent for eight months, victim of one of the most intense dust storms in decades.