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multi-purpose crew vehicle


World's longest bike tops 117 feet, doesn't turn corners well

It took a whole lot of aluminum to build the world's longest bike, but the record is already under threat.

By November 11, 2015


Self-driving Volkswagen completes 1,500-mile Mexican trek

A University of Nevada researcher and his colleagues travel hands-free from Nogales to Mexico City, setting a record in the process.

By October 31, 2015


Everything you need to prepare for Back to the Future Day

Want to get all caught up before "official" day of the filmic future, October 21? Start here: time travel not required.

By October 17, 2015


​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By October 8, 2015


Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think

The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.

By September 27, 2015


Monitoring diabetes at 225 mph

From CNET Magazine: IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball's pit crew keeps a close eye on the data streaming off his race car -- and his body -- when he's behind the wheel.

By September 6, 2015


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch

An unmanned rocket carrying 4,000 pounds of cargo to resupply the International Space Station suffered launch failure.

By June 28, 2015


DARPA video puts you in cockpit of superhero-style combat vehicle

Move over, Batmobile! DARPA is planning a sleek tech-filled vehicle that could give US troops a new edge.

By October 8, 2014


SpaceX test-fires modern escape system for Dragon astronauts

The private space-exploration company's passenger capsule roars away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday in a test of its system for boosting a crew to safety in an emergency.

By May 6, 2015


Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015