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NASA shares the story of how a SpaceX launch completely melted this poor camera

By Adam Rosenberg

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On May 22, a SpaceX rocket launch left one poor, seemingly high-end camera horribly disfigured and forever ruined. Now, NASA has shared the specifics of what happened.

Bill Ingalls, the space and aeronautics agency’s photographer, is the one who was tasked that day with capturing the launch. But even his 30 years of experience couldn’t have stopped this from happening on that fateful day.

Image: nasa/bill ingalls

That’s the view from Ingalls dearly departed camera, which appears to be (as you can see in the photo up top) some model of high-end Canon DSLR. …

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