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 space exploration company achieved a big milestone—and took the pictures to prove it.
The future of transportation took another step from science fiction to science fact.
If you know what we mean.
It may be his most ambitious invention yet.
Elon Musk has some big plans.
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.
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.
UT, which is notoriously protective of its Longhorns brand, is cracking down on retailers selling merchandise that riffs on the name of its new head football coach, Charlie Strong.
Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin have both bought up a lot of land along the border. Brownsville and Van Horn are not exactly where you'd expect to find the cutting-edge vanguard of private, high-tech space exploration.