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In Mojave, the world's most exciting planes take flight

From the Air Force to NASA, commercial airplane storage to the first private spacecraft, the Mojave is the center of aviation. CNET Road Trip 2012 braved the summer heat to check it out.

By July 28, 2012


The Mojave, the beating heart of the aviation world (pictures)

The vast desert northeast of Los Angeles is filled with military and civilian aviation facilities -- and some of the most exciting aircraft in history fly, and have flown, there.

27 Images By July 28, 2012


In the Mojave, an Army dress rehearsal for Afghan war

Most Army units deploying to Afghanistan must first prepare for the combat zone at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. CNET Road Trip 2012 visited to see it first-hand.

By July 6, 2012


Welcome to the Afghan War -- in the Mojave (pictures)

Army units preparing to be deployed to Afghanistan must first spend three weeks in scenario training at the service's National Training Center at Fort Irwin. CNET Road Trip 2012 stopped by to investigate.

25 Images By July 6, 2012


At Mojave mine, rare earth metals are elemental (photos)

Molycorp breaks ground on a mining facility that taps some of the world's most prized elements, used in the production of everything from hybrid cars to cell phones to hard disk drives.

21 Images By April 22, 2011


Microsoft looks to 'Mojave' to revive Vista's image

CNET News gets an exclusive look at what's likely to become a piece of a new Vista marketing push.

By July 24, 2008


Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic lifts off

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Astrobotic is one of those teams, and it recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

By August 14, 2014


Astrobotic takes off for the Google Lunar XPrize

Milestone tests for the Google Lunar XPrize are underway. We join Team Astrobotic in the Mojave Desert for a test of their rocket-powered Masten lander.

By August 14, 2014


Mojave Desert town to go almost fully solar

Nipton, Calif., is installing high-gain solar arrays from Skyline Solar--billed as a "rust belt to green belt" success story--to supply 85 percent of its power.

By June 10, 2010


Mojave experiment gets a Web site

Microsoft has created a teaser site for its Mojave project, in which it showed Vista to XP users, pretending it was a new version of Windows to see if they liked it.

By July 25, 2008