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At Spaceport America, Jetsons dreams get ready to fly

Rocket nuts have been waiting for years for the era of space tourism to begin. Here's where it might just get off the ground.

By May 17, 2014

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Behind the scenes at Spaceport America (pictures)

CNET gets an up close and personal look at the futuristic home of Virgin Galactic's commercial spaceflight operations.

15 Images By May 17, 2014

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Virtual reality theme park will give visitors 'Matrix'-like powers

The Void makes virtual reality a little more real through a series of customizable rooms that add another dimension to gaming.

By May 11, 2015

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SpaceX's X-wing rocket to attempt pinpoint landing on floating sea platform

The mission may be like "trying to balance a rubber broomstick on your hand in the middle of a wind storm," but SpaceX could make rocket history. If it can get this rocket off the ground.

By January 5, 2015

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Unmanned rocket bound for International Space Station explodes

An Orbital Sciences Corp. rocket laden with supplies for the ISS suffers a fiery first-stage engine failure before falling and exploding at a NASA flight facility.

By October 28, 2014

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Tiny Canadian town crowdfunding full-size USS Enterprise

A crowdfunding campaign aims to build a full-size working version of the USS Enterprise from "Star Trek" in the Canadian Badlands, but the funding goal is a long way off.

By August 27, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 6/9/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By June 9, 2014

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Watch a jetpack pilot fly around Smithsonian 'future' festival

The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.

By May 19, 2014

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Cheers to the aliens: Sci-Fi Hotel, Giger Bar coming to US?

Sci-Fi Hotel founder Andy Davies teams up with "Alien" artist H.R. Giger to open a hotel bar, yet where it will land is still unknown.

By January 7, 2014

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Spaceport America: Not just 'rich people in space'

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series strolls the 10,000-foot-long runway at Spaceport America, home to Virgin Galactic and a nascent hub for a new space tourism industry.

By May 1, 2012