Some of Our Fave D Conference Videos Before AllThingsD Signs Off in 3 … 2 … 1 …

Tech and media bigs on the red-hot seat.

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SpaceX Launches Its First Commercial Satellite

SpaceX, the California-based space exploration company founded by Elon Musk, successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company’s first commercial communications satellite on Tuesday. It was the company’s third attempt, after several technical glitches delayed the launch originally scheduled to occur last week.

“Better to Be Paranoid and Wrong” — SpaceX Thanksgiving Launch Scrubbed for a Few Days

Private space company’s founder tweets the terra-firma status of the new telecom satellite.

Of Course Elon Musk Wants to Make James Bond’s Submarine Car Work

Because why wouldn’t he?

Elon Musk Will Likely Build His Own Hyperloop Prototype

A smaller version of the real thing, of course.

Hyperloop: Elon Musk’s Really Rapid Transit System

Tesla founder Elon Musk shares new details about his mysterious Hyperloop rapid transit system, which promises to carry passengers from SF to LA in less than half an hour.

Elon Musk Wants You to Build the Hyperloop

Too busy to do it himself.

Elon Musk to Unveil Plans for Hyperloop Really Rapid Transit System Next Month (Video)

Next month, Tesla founder Elon Musk will explain how he plans to get you from San Francisco to Los Angeles in just 30 minutes.

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Here’s the Annual D: All Things Digital Tab From the WSJ

As usual, The Wall Street Journal today published its annual pullout tab in the newspaper, which is also online, focused on some of the onstage interviews at last week’s D: All Things Digital conference. Our 11th show featured a panoply of top Internet and media execs, as well as some pretty cool demos. The Journal special section includes edited excerpts from interviews with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, SpaceX and Tesla Motors head Elon Musk, Apple CEO Tim Cook and more. You can read it all here (and complete coverage by ATD is here too, including the full videos of the conference).

KatieCam: Tesla’s Elon Musk on Being a Dad (Video)

Because trying to colonize Mars alone isn’t enough responsibility.