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Up, up and away at the X Prize Cup

New Mexico fest is the place to see the next new things in space tech, from rockets to orbital elevators. Photos: Rocketeers aim high at X Prize Cup

New Mexico event is the place to see the next new things in space tech, from rockets to orbital elevators.

New Mexico event plays host to all manner of rockets--from modified bikes to rocket trucks.
October 23, 2006

blog It should have been an easy victory for the sole entrant, but in the end, it was lights out for lunar hopeful Pixel.
October 22, 2006

reporter's notebook In the New Mexico desert, rocket and space gear makers show off in an event that's part science fair and part Nascar rally.
October 21, 2006

If private industry is going to lead the way for the next man on the moon, it seems he may have to wait for a while.
October 21, 2006

Well, no, you won't get that high. But at the X Prize Cup, one man does blast off with his wearable rocket.
October 20, 2006

Three competitions with $2.5 million in prizes for future space technology highlight this year's Wirefly X Prize Cup.
October 20, 2006

The future leaders of space travel will be tested this weekend in the New Mexico desert.
October 20, 2006

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