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World's largest thermal solar power plant rises in west US Mojave Desert, but comes with cost

PRIMM, Nevada - A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed...from relocating protected tortoises to assessing the impact on Mojave milkweed and other plants.The $2.2 billion complex of three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-13/worlds-largest-thermal-sol
Vista experiment was misguided

...launched a Web site with results of its Mojave Experiment. The experiment involved 140...Windows Vista. They were asked to try the Mojave operating system. The testers did not know that Mojave was actually Windows Vista. For the results...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/24/tec_470576.shtml
Overtime

HORSE RACING McCann's Mojave adds another upset In Sarcadia, Calif., McCann's Mojave completed a day of upsets Saturday with a three-quarters...the fifth annual Sunshine Millions. McCann's Mojave, a California-bred co-owned and co-bred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/28/oth_114347.shtml
Other sports
Pilot to circle world in unique balloon

MOJAVE, Calif. - It's late afternoon at Mojave Airport, a dusty complex on the edge of this desert town...Air & Space Museum. But Mr. Rutan, 59 and the Big Man in Mojave - the sign outside his hometown welcomes motorists to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/29/tec_219792.shtml
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SpaceShipOne rocket plane climbs above Earth's atmosphere

MOJAVE, Calif. -- A rocket plane soared above...to radar data. The ship touched down at Mojave Airport to applause and cheers at 11:15...SpaceShipOne slung beneath it, takes off from Mojave, Calif., and begins one-hour climb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/22/liv_419769.shtml
Life & style
SpaceShipOne rocket plane climbs above Earth's atmosphere

MOJAVE, Calif. -- A rocket plane soared above...to radar data. The ship touched down at Mojave Airport to applause and cheers at 11:15...SpaceShipOne slung beneath it, takes off from Mojave, Calif., and begins one-hour climb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/22/liv_419825.shtml
Life & style
SpaceShipOne proving space tourism possible

MOJAVE, Calif. - Hoping to build on the momentum sparked by a private rocket plane's...that privately funded spaceflight is indeed possible. The craft left the Mojave Airport north of Los Angeles at dawn aboard a mother plane named White Knight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/06/bus_430461.shtml
Business
Journey to space wins $10 million

MOJAVE, Calif. - A stout, star-spangled rocket plane broke through the Earth's...underneath the belly of a mother plane that carried it about nine miles over the Mojave Desert. From there, SpaceShipOne fired its engine and streaked skyward at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/05/nat_430406.shtml
National
After private rocket flight, is space tourism next?

MOJAVE, Calif. -- The chubby-looking, stubby-winged aircraft that cracked...said he had enough leeway built into the flight that he was able to return to Mojave Airport. Although Rutan said the malfunction posed "no big deal" to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/23/liv_419874.shtml
Life & style
Space race heats up with unveiling of aircraft

By Alicia Chang Associated Press LOS ANGELES --- Aerospace engineers have been holed up in a Mojave Desert hangar for four years, fashioning a commercial spaceship to loft rich tourists 62 miles above Earth. Now the wraps come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/27/bus_467119.shtml
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