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Three Tesla employees dead in small-plane crash

A Cessna 310 struck an electrical wire after taking off Wednesday in Palo Alto, Calif., killing three employees of the electric car maker, its executive confirms.

By 18 February 2010

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Junk journey highlights 'plastic soup' of Pacific Ocean

To draw attention to plastic pollution in the Pacific, two sailors are crossing 2,100 miles on a craft built from 15,000 recycled bottles and a Cessna cockpit.

By 5 June 2008

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Hot air balloon is shaped like Darth Vader's helmet

A reason for Cessna pilots to arm themselves: A hot air balloon right out of Star Wars.

By 25 April 2007

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All our failed flying machines could finally work (just not on Earth)

Many of humanity's early attempts at flight involved pedaling contraptions or flapping artificial wings. Turns out they weren't such dumb ideas after all -- in another part of the solar system.

By 17 April 2014

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Tech Time Machine: 17 April

We think nothing of jetting around the world nowadays, but spare a thought for the early pioneers.

By 17 April 2012

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Plane crashes, woman dies, survivor films and takes selfie

A month after a small plane crash in Hawaii, a surviving passenger shows GoPro footage and even a selfie taken during the ordeal.

By 11 January 2014

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Cop builds upside-down car, races at LeMons

A highway patrol officer and car enthusiast has combined two cars into a hybrid monstrosity for the 24 Hours of LeMons junk car rally.

By 17 August 2013

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Watch a small plane plow into an SUV -- and still land safely

In an exceptional feat of controlling a flying machine, a pilot somehow manages to land a small plane after it strikes an SUV that happened to cross the runway.

By 6 November 2012

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Astronaut: Musk's capsule a good addition to Soyuz (Q&A)

Space Shuttler and social-media star Chris Hadfield praises SpaceX's Dragon but says the NASA-Russia bond remains strong.

By 1 June 2014