Mojave's space race

Entrepreneurs in this desert rocket town aim at the stars - and at the millions tied up in projects like Virgin Galactic. Meet Mojave's space cowboys. Photographs by Brad Swonetz/Redux.

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Now a town of 4,000, Mojave has doubled in size since becoming a spaceport.

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