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...way, such as angry, bike-chasing dogs in Louisiana, tornados in Texas and unforgiving 50-mph winds through the Mojave desert, Keanel said he's physically and mentally in good shape. "Physically, I have lost 25 to 30 pounds," he said...
Juneau biker challenges second 500-mile race

...the Furnace Creek 508.That 500-plus-mile race started outside Los Angeles, went through Death Valley and the Mojave Desert and finished near Joshua Tree National Park.Sheufelt stated at that time, "I never expected to win."Sheufelt...
Sheufelt takes 2nd in extreme cycling race

...fixed gear categories.The 500-plus-mile race starts outside Los Angeles and travels through Death valley and the Mojave Desert and finishes near Joshua Tree National Park.The race is revered the world over for its epic mountain climbs, stark...
Skydiver breaks sound barrier in record jump

...flying in the back seat of an F-15 Eagle as it broke the sound barrier at more than 30,000 feet above California's Mojave Desert.At Baumgartner's insistence, some 30 cameras recorded his stunt. Shortly after launch, screens at mission control...
GAO criticizes Interior Dept. for brushing off global warming

...does have things looking up for non-native grasses that are fueling hotter and longer-lasting wildfires in the Mojave Desert, and for heat-loving pests like beetles, grasshoppers and fungi. Spruce bark beetles are chewing their way through...
This Day in History

...penalty. In 1977, the space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a Boeing 747, went on its maiden flight above the Mojave Desert. In 1994, President Clinton notified Congress he was prepared to order bombing by U.S. warplanes in Bosnia. In...
This Day in History

...penalty. In 1977, the space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a Boeing 747, went on its maiden "flight" above the Mojave Desert. In 1988, Anthony M. Kennedy was sworn in as the 104th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1995, the NAACP...
Perseverance opens auditions for 2002-03

...the true story of Larry Walter, a man who attached a bunch of helium balloons to a lawn chair and flew across the Mojave Desert. For more information or to schedule an audition time, call 364-2421, extension 8.
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Visionaries rocketing past NASA

On Oct. 4, 2004, a group of revolutionaries in the Mojave Desert sent a little dart-shaped rocket called SpaceShipOne beyond the Earth's atmosphere. Burt Rutan, the ship's designer, had...
Pilots battling boredom

...precision than any human could. The sound of the aft-mounted engines resembled that of a distant vacuum cleaner. The Mojave Desert crept by almost imperceptibly, too remote to be interesting except to geologists. This was what it was be a jet pilot...


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