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City’s consideration of Chaos purchase put on hold

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Near the end of 2015, the South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Advisory Board and City Council began discussing ideas regarding the development of a SpaceX viewing facility. In preparation for the project, … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Moves Forward with SpaceX Viewing Facility 

By ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS After a closed executive session at their last meeting, the South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Advisory Board (CVA) made a recommendation to the City Council to proceed with further planning regarding potential … Continue reading

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South Padre Lobbies for Flexibility in Hotel Occupancy Tax for Space Tourism

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket, live-streaming the event online as the company set a communications satellite into geosynchronous orbit. Falcon 9 rockets are one of the vessels the space tech company hopes to launch from in the future from … Continue reading

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SpaceX Reception in South Padre Island!

  We could not be more excited about the new addition of SpaceX at Boca Chica just south of South Padre Island! Come join the celebration to welcome them.

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