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SpaceX

Countdown to Liftoff

Jul 20, 2016 By Domingo Martinez

Sleek, shiny rockets on sleepy, shifty sands: as SpaceX prepares to build in South Texas, I wonder if my old stomping grounds can handle the inevitable collision of cultures. I sure hope so.

The Battle of Boca Chica

Apr 11, 2014 By Dan Oko

With support from the Legislature, SpaceX may soon be launching rockets from Texas’ southernmost beach. That doesn’t mean a few nature lovers aren’t still ready to fight.

Will Elon Musk Bring The Future To Texas?

Mar 3, 2014 By Dan Solomon

The eccentric billionaire is considering launching his space program in Cameron County and making his car batteries in-state—which could add thousands of space-age jobs to the Texas economy.