Virgin Galactic's Unity Spaceship Makes First Powered FlightVirgin Galactic has conducted the first powered test flight of its new space tourism rocket.
Flat-Earther To Launch Himself In Homemade Rocket In Mojave Desert SaturdayThe limo driver and self-taught rocket scientist hopes to reach an altitude of 1,800 feet in his own steam-powered rocket. His launch pad is attached to a motor home he bought for $1,500.
Hikers Found Dead In Mojave Desert ID'ed As Yorba Linda CoupleThe San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department says 60-year-old Gen Miake and 58-year-old Kathie Barber were discovered Saturday near Amboy Crater, an extinct cinder cone volcano.
Marines Relocate Mojave Desert Tortoises To Allow TrainingThe Marine Corps has relocated more than 900 tortoises from a section of Southern California's Mojave Desert to allow large-scale military training.
Trump Gives Green Light To Water Pumping Project Under Mojave DesertReversing an Obama-era policy, the Trump administration is clearing a path for a private company to pump water from beneath the Mojave Desert and sell it in Southern California.
Man Gets 50-To-Life For Killing Teens In Mojave DesertA man who helped shoot a teenage couple in an abandoned Air Force bunker in the Mojave Desert has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison.
Juvenile Killed, 3 Hurt In Interstate 15 CrashAuthorities say a material spilled from a semi-truck in a fatal crash on a remote California freeway does not pose a threat to the public.
Feds Approve 287-Megawatt Solar Plant In Mojave DesertThe federal government has approved plans to build a solar power plant in California's Mojave Desert that could provide enough electricity for 86,000 homes.
Sir Richard Branson To Unveil New Virgin Galactic Spaceship In Mojave DesertLater today, the billionaire businessman will reveal SpaceShipTwo at the Mojave Airport.
Indian Tribes Sue To Block Southern California Solar PlantThe Colorado River Indian Tribes sued earlier this month after Riverside County supervisors approved the Blythe Mesa Solar Project, which would cover nearly six square miles.
Wreckage Investigated After Small Plane Vanishes Into DesertAuthorities say possible wreckage has been spotted in Mojave Desert mountains during a search for a small airplane that disappeared during a flight from Southern California to Nevada.
SpaceShipTwo Pilot Was Unaware Co-Pilot Had Unlocked BrakesThe pilot of the Virgin Galactic spaceship that tore apart over the Mojave Desert didn't know his co-pilot had prematurely unlocked its brakes, despite protocol requiring the co-pilot to announce the step.