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.
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.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. This summer, we'll travel the world and follow five of those teams' final tests and preparations. Here's a taste of what's to come.
Regina Dugan of Google's skunkworks division gave an update on projects Ara and Tango, but it was a Disney-styled animation that stole the show at Google I/O.
The Audiophiliac reviews "The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World" by Trevor Cox.
After a little more than three years on the market, the plug-in hybrid Volt is approaching 60,000 units sold. Is that enough momentum to compete with the mind share of the Prius and Tesla? We ask General Motors.
Why you can still afford to pay for Amazon Prime despite the new price hike, the legendary tale of the most elusive phone booth in the country, and the story of 12 strangers that watched "Gravity" in zero gravity.
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.
The "tower power" plant, which uses more than 300,000 mirrors to reflect sunlight, starts delivering electricity to customers in California.
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.