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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

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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

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Google Lunar XPrize: The world's next great space race

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.

By July 1, 2014

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Google's 'pirates' tell Pixar-inspired stories to showcase tech

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.

By June 26, 2014

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A book that explains everything about sound

The Audiophiliac reviews "The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World" by Trevor Cox.

By April 30, 2014

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The 404 1,444: Where we're trapped in a phone booth (podcast)

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.

By March 13, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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World's largest solar thermal plant is on the grid

The "tower power" plant, which uses more than 300,000 mirrors to reflect sunlight, starts delivering electricity to customers in California.

By February 13, 2014