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It’s not easy filming a rocket launch. Here’s how it’s done

It’s not easy filming a rocket launch. Here’s how it’s done

It takes advanced technology to nail those buttery smooth shots you get with rocket launches. Keep it in mind when you watch SpaceX's historic launch on May 27.
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Watch SpaceX ready its rocket and astronaut spacecraft for launch

Watch SpaceX ready its rocket and astronaut spacecraft for launch

SpaceX is making final preparations for next week's mission to the space station. The Crew Dragon spacecraft will be carrying astronauts for the first time.
SpaceX Crew Dragon

Next stop for SpaceX’s Crew Dragon? The top of a Falcon 9 rocket

Next stop for SpaceX’s Crew Dragon? The top of a Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX is just days away from its historic joint mission with NASA to the International Space Station, with the final preparation now under way in Florida.
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SpaceX cancels Starlink launch due to Tropical Storm Arthur

SpaceX cancels Starlink launch due to Tropical Storm Arthur

SpaceX is canceling its planned Starlink launch due to tropical storm Arthur and will continue launching after the Demo-2 mission, scheduled for May 27.
Launch of the Crew Dragon

SpaceX invites class of 2020 to launch their photos on historic Dragon flight

SpaceX invites class of 2020 to launch their photos on historic Dragon flight

With graduation events canceled this year due to the virus, SpaceX is offering students the chance to send their photos into space on its historic flight.
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SpaceX forced to delay its eighth Starlink launch until Tuesday

SpaceX forced to delay its eighth Starlink launch until Tuesday

SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket with another batch of 60 internet-supporting Starlink satellites this weekend on Sunday, May 17 at 12:53 a.m. Pacific Time. 
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NASA astronauts to begin their historic SpaceX mission in a Tesla Model X

NASA astronauts to begin their historic SpaceX mission in a Tesla Model X

The electric car will take NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the Kennedy Space Center launchpad for their historic SpaceX mission on May 27.
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Here’s how much SpaceX and Boeing will save NASA

Here’s how much SpaceX and Boeing will save NASA

NASA report on Commercial Crew programs says SpaceX and Boeing will save the agency $20-$30 billion.
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Digital Trends Live: Twitter stays home forever, Amazon Fire HD, and more

Digital Trends Live: Twitter stays home forever, Amazon Fire HD, and more

On this Digital Trends Live we discuss the top stories in tech, including Twitter allowing stay-at-home work forever, Apple brings some employees back.
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This awesome SpaceX simulator lets you pilot the Crew Dragon in space

This awesome SpaceX simulator lets you pilot the Crew Dragon in space

The simulator is the same one deployed as part of SpaceX astronaut training for a historic mission later this month to the International Space Station.
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How SpaceX plans to make its Starlink satellites astronomer-friendly

How SpaceX plans to make its Starlink satellites astronomer-friendly

SpaceX has detailed how it intends to minimize disruption to astronomical research caused by the launches of its Starlink satellites at the Astro2020 meeting.
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Tom Cruise and SpaceX may be planning a movie shoot in space

Tom Cruise and SpaceX may be planning a movie shoot in space

A project involving Tom Cruise and SpaceX making a movie in space is reported to be in the early stages. And the idea may not be as crazy as it sounds.
Final test of Crew Dragon’s upgraded Mark 3 parachutes

SpaceX completes last parachute test ahead of Crew Dragon test flight

SpaceX completes last parachute test ahead of Crew Dragon test flight

SpaceX has successfully completed its final parachute test for the Crew Dragon capsule, which will carry two NASA astronauts to the ISS later this month.
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NASA astronaut Doug Hurley is poised to alter course of American spaceflight

NASA astronaut Doug Hurley is poised to alter course of American spaceflight

Hurley is one of two astronauts who will be aboard the Crew Dragon for its first manned test flight this month. He spoke to Digital Trends about the experience.
Blue Origin

SpaceX, Blue Origin will face off to build the next moon lander, NASA says

SpaceX, Blue Origin will face off to build the next moon lander, NASA says

SpaceX, Blue Origin and Dynetics are competing to develop the next moon lander for NASA's Artemis program, which will send humans back to the moon by 2024.
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SpaceX Starship prototype successfully passes pressure test after three failures

SpaceX Starship prototype successfully passes pressure test after three failures

SpaceX has finally achieved success in pressure testing its prototype SN4 Starship, the giant steel rocket which is intended to carry astronauts to Mars.
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Starlink beta could begin within 3 months, according to Elon Musk

Starlink beta could begin within 3 months, according to Elon Musk

SpaceX could begin beta testing its Starlink global satellite internet program within a few months, according to CEO Elon Musk, starting with a private beta.
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NASA makes unusual plea to public ahead of historic SpaceX launch

NASA makes unusual plea to public ahead of historic SpaceX launch

NASA has asked people not to travel to Florida next month to watch a historic SpaceX launch, as it fears doing so could increase the spread of the coronavirus.
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SpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites, bringing total to more than 400

SpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites, bringing total to more than 400

SpaceX has launched another batch of 60 internet satellites as part of its ambitious Starlink project, bringing the total number in low-Earth orbit to 422.
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Digital Trends Live: Zoom updates, Facebook Messenger Kids, SpaceX, and more

Digital Trends Live: Zoom updates, Facebook Messenger Kids, SpaceX, and more

On this Digital Trends Live we discuss the top tech news, including Zoom’s new update, Facebook Messenger Kids, SpaceX sets 60 more satellites, and more.
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How to watch latest SpaceX Starlink program rocket launch Wednesday

How to watch latest SpaceX Starlink program rocket launch Wednesday

SpaceX is launching another batch of satellites for its Starlink broadband internet project on Wednesday afternoon. Here's how to watch the Florida launch live.
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On May 27, NASA will launch a crew from U.S. soil for first time in a decade

On May 27, NASA will launch a crew from U.S. soil for first time in a decade

NASA hasn't launched a crewed mission from U.S. soil in nearly 10 years. With SpaceX's help, it will do so on May 27, with the Crew Dragon and two astronauts.
On Friday, April 3, 2020, NASA and SpaceX completed an end-to-end demonstration of the teams' ability to safely evacuate crew members from the Fixed Service Structure during an emergency situation at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Watch SpaceX practice an emergency escape from its Crew Dragon capsule

Watch SpaceX practice an emergency escape from its Crew Dragon capsule

See a video showing SpaceX performing an emergency egress test this week for its Crew Dragon capsule at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
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SpaceX Dragon spacecraft completes final mission ahead of crewed launch

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft completes final mission ahead of crewed launch

SpaceX’s trusty Dragon spacecraft has completed its final cargo mission after returning from the International Space station. Next up: the Crew Dragon.
SpaceX's Dragon resupply ship slowly approaches the orbiting lab as both spacecraft were orbiting 258 miles above the Mediterranean Sea Dec. 9, 2019. Filled with more than 4,000 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, Dragon is now set to leave the International Space Station Monday, April 6.

How to watch the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft depart the ISS today

How to watch the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft depart the ISS today

A SpaceX Dragon resupply craft will depart from the International Space Station Tuesday, carrying scientific experiments back from space to Earth.
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Digital Trends Live: COVID-19 mobility reports, iPhone SE, HBO streams for free

Digital Trends Live: COVID-19 mobility reports, iPhone SE, HBO streams for free

On this Digital Trends Live, we talk top tech stories, including Google’s COVID-19 mobility reports, the iPhone SE is coming, the SpaceX SN3 Starship, and more.
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Another SpaceX Starship prototype destroyed during pressure test

Another SpaceX Starship prototype destroyed during pressure test

SpaceX has lost a Starship prototype during a pressure test. Video of the test shows the mid-section of the prototype buckling and collapsing during the test.
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SpaceX tells workers to ditch Zoom over ‘significant’ privacy concerns

SpaceX tells workers to ditch Zoom over ‘significant’ privacy concerns

SpaceX has reportedly told its workers to stop using Zoom for teleconferencing as it has concerns over the collaboration tool's security and privacy policies.
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Digital Trends Live: Workers may strike, HQ Trivia is back, SpaceX delivers

Digital Trends Live: Workers may strike, HQ Trivia is back, SpaceX delivers

On this Digital Trends Live we dive into the top tech stories, including developing a new breathing aid, HQ Trivia is back, and SpaceX’s lunar deliveries.
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SpaceX selected to deliver cargo to NASA’s Lunar Gateway space station

SpaceX selected to deliver cargo to NASA’s Lunar Gateway space station

NASA has announced SpaceX as its first commercial partner for Gateway, part of the Artemis program to have astronauts back on the moon in the next few years.
Crew Dragon capsule

Problem in parachute test forced SpaceX to drop its mock spacecraft

Problem in parachute test forced SpaceX to drop its mock spacecraft

NASA is confident the planned launch of the Crew Dragon will still go ahead
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SpaceX is the latest tech giant to join efforts against the coronavirus

SpaceX is the latest tech giant to join efforts against the coronavirus

SpaceX will start to make and donate supplies such as face masks and hand sanitizers to help hospitals and healthcare workers fight the coronavirus outbreak.
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Digital Trends Live: More PS5 specs, Steam’s Game Festival, COVID-19 updates

Digital Trends Live: More PS5 specs, Steam’s Game Festival, COVID-19 updates

On this episode of Digital Trends Live we talk the biggest stories in tech, including more PS5 specs, Steam’s Game Festival, SpaceX and NASA team up, and more.
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SpaceX and NASA still set for historic May mission despite coronavirus

SpaceX and NASA still set for historic May mission despite coronavirus

Despite coronavirus concerns, SpaceX and NASA are still on for a historic May mission marking the first launch of U.S. astronauts on a U.S. rocket since 2011.