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SpaceX releases gorgeous slow-motion footage of Falcon 9 rockets

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SpaceX has put together an incredible reel of footage showing various Falcon 9 rockets throughout launch, separation, reentry, and landing. And while SpaceX does that extensively every time a rocket takes off, this time it's a bit different: this is a compilation of footage from four launches, all filmed in slow-mo. And the results are pretty stunning. See:


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It's spectacular footage that feels downright sci-fi at points (which I have no doubt SpaceX was going for, given the soundtrack). SpaceX says most of the video came from May, though it includes landing burn clips from last December. All of which means that SpaceX has some beautiful footage locked up and has been holding out on us.

That moment when you remember you left some sick footage back on Earth: