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Inverse: Elon Musk’s TED 2017 Full Interview

The serial entrepreneur took part in an engaging 40-minute interview with TED’s Chris Anderson on Friday, April 28, 2017 at the TED 2017 conference in Vancouver. Here’s Elon Musk talking about the Boring Company, SpaceX, Tesla, hyperloop, Donald Trump, and more.  

SpaceX Live: SES-10 Hosted Webcast

SpaceX will launch another Falcon 9 rocket into space and this time, to deliver the communications satellite SES-10 to orbit. The event is unique as it is the first time SpaceX is reusing a rocket that has already been in space. The last time it was used was in April 2016 and it landed on …

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National Geographic: SpaceX Makes History | MARS

From executive producers Brian Grazer & Ron Howard, MARS is an epic series following a thrilling quest – in 2032 – to colonize Mars. In a unique blend of scripted drama and feature-film caliber visual effects, intercut with documentary sequences, the series presents what the greatest minds in space exploration are doing to make traveling …

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The Verge: Elon Musk’s Mars colonization event in 5 minutes

On September 27, Elon Musk announced a bold new plan to establish a permanent human habitation on Mars with his company SpaceX. It’s one of the most ambitious schemes Musk — or humanity in general — has ever attempted, relying on huge advances in both rocketry and spaceship construction.  

SpaceX Live: Elon Musk | Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species

Watch live when SpaceX Founder, CEO, and Lead Designer Elon Musk will discuss the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars. The technical presentation will focus on potential architectures for sustaining humans on the Red Planet that industry, government and the scientific …

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SpaceX: High Speed Footage | Past Missions

New camera views of past launches and reentries. Missions in order of appearance: May JCSAT-14; July CRS-9 launch, stage separation, engine plume interaction, and re-entry burn; December 2015 ORBCOMM landing burn; July CRS-9 landing burn.  

Real Engineering: How Will SpaceX Get Us To Mars?

The Elon Musk private spaceflight company SpaceX nowadays shots rockets into space like a conveyor belt. However, it is no secret that one of Musks goals with SpaceX is to be involved in a landing of humans on Mars. In this clip, Real Engineering goes through how SpaceX will be able to take humans to …

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SpaceX Will Attempt to Land Three Rockets at Once

Three rocket landings simultaneously will probably be a sight for sore eyes, Musk recently went to Twitter to explain their plan of landing two rockets practically simultaneously, while the third would arrive after a slight delay. You can see how the process would unfold in the above video animation SpaceX put together. Can't wait to …

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Elon Musk | Full interview | Code Conference 2016

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about his plans to send a one-way rocket to Mars in 2018. He estimates colonists could start arriving on the Red Planet by 2025. Musk also talks about the proliferation of electric vehicle initiatives that compete with his other company, Tesla, …

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SpaceX: 360 View | First Stage Landing on Droneship

SpaceX wants to place you where no one has been before – on the deck of the Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS) positioned out in the Atlantic Ocean. The video allows viewers to look up in sky on the deck of the ASDS as the first stage comes in for its historic rendezvous – a …

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SpaceX: CRS-8 | First Stage Landing on Droneship

SpaceX has finally landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea, after launching the vehicle into space yesterday. This is the first time the company has been able to pull off an ocean landing, after four previous attempts ended in failure. This success is a crucial milestone for SpaceX as it shows …

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Bloomberg Business: Elon Musk: How I Became The Real ‘Iron Man’

“Bloomberg Risk Takers” profiles Elon Musk, the entrepreneur who helped create PayPal, built America’s first viable fully electric car company, started the nation’s biggest solar energy supplier, and may make commercial space travel a reality in our lifetime.  

SpaceX Tests SuperDraco Descent Landing Capability

Eight SuperDraco thrusters, positioned around the perimeter of the vehicle in pairs called “jet packs”, fired up simultaneously to raise the Crew Dragon spacecraft for a five-second hover, generating approximately 33,000 lbs of thrust before returning the vehicle to its resting position. This test was the second of a two-part milestone under NASA’s Commercial Crew …

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SpaceX : Jason-3 Hosted Webcast

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully delivered the Jason-3 satellite to low-Earth orbit for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), French space agency Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) and the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT). It were however unable to land on a ship, …

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SpaceX: Falcon 9 First Stage Landing

With this mission, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver 11 satellites to low-Earth orbit for ORBCOMM, a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine communication and Internet of Things solutions. The ORBCOMM launch is targeted for an evening launch from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. If all goes as planned, the …

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Sploid: How SpaceX Crew Dragon will fly astronauts in 2017

America’s last human spaceflight was in 2011. Now, NASA has awarded SpaceX their first order to get humans to the space station using its Crew Dragon spaceship. Along with the Boeing Starliner, it will transport a new generation of astronauts to the International Space Station starting in 2017.  

NASA: Aspiring Reporter Interviews Bolden about NASA’s Journey to Mars

A dream come true, as a sharp young man from New York City gets to interview former astronaut and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.  

SpaceX: Crew Dragon | Interior

Step inside Crew Dragon, SpaceX’s next-generation spacecraft designed to carry humans to the International Space Station and other destinations  

SpaceX: Live: Landing a Rocket: The Third Time’s the charm?

  SpaceX will attempt to land a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the middle of the ocean for the third time this year.   Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream     Something went wrong with the launch. @SpaceX is evaluating the status of the mission. Live updates on NASA TV: http://t.co/KX5g7yYnYG …

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SpaceX: Falling Back to Earth | HD Footage From Space

A GoPro inside a fairing from a recent Falcon 9 flight captured some spectacular views as it fell back to Earth. Footage is played in real time. Music: Blue Danube by Johann Strauss II  

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