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Google Lunar XPrize: Blasting off with Moon Express at Kennedy Space Center

Moon Express is gunning for the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize. We went down to Florida to watch a test of the team's lunar lander and to get an early look at its historic new facility.

By January 22, 2015


Google Lunar XPrize: Lander testing with Moon Express at the Kennedy Space Center

Moon Express is taking a different approach to the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize. To see its prototype lunar lander in action, we visited the team at Cape Canaveral.

By January 22, 2015


Sorry, Nike's new 'Back to the Future' shoes didn't leak on Twitter

A tweet involving a "Back to the Future" Nike Mag shoe sends imaginations into overdrive as fans hope their self-lacing dreams will soon come true.

By September 10, 2015


Main Star Wars movies to focus on Skywalker family

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy reveals that the main Star Wars Saga movies will center around the Skywalker family, as opposed to the spinoffs that will be about new characters.

By October 2, 2015


Meet the only US presidential candidate promising immortality

Commentary: CNET's Eric Mack speaks with Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan about America's cyborg future and finds himself hesitant to join the borg so soon.

By September 26, 2015


Singing computer alarms the president. President Johnson, that is

Declassified CIA memos from the 1960s show the United States was concerned about Chinese computing power and that other arms race with the Soviet Union -- the space race.

By September 17, 2015


One giant leaf for mankind: Astronauts eat lettuce grown in space

As part of an experiment to further International Space Station self-sufficiency, astronauts are sampling leafy greens grown in Zero-G.

By August 9, 2015


'Resistance is futile': Streaming TV is the future -- now

Fifty years ago, watching TV on public transportation felt like a sci-fi dream; now, I watch sci-fi on the train every day. And that's progress, baby.

By August 7, 2015


Yes, Apollo 11 astronauts completed customs forms for their moon trip

Flight route: Florida to Hawaii via the moon. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin shares some of the more mundane artifacts of humanity's first trip to the moon.

By August 4, 2015


Which wireless carrier has the best airport data coverage?

Stuck in an airport with an extra-long layover? One wireless-testing firm weighs in on which carrier will keep you going on your smartphone.

By July 22, 2015