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SpaceX Vendor Fair, Feb. 24th and 25th

 

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SpaceX Breaks Ground!

Congressman Filemon Vela’s report this week says it all about the SpaceX ground breaking and the potential for South Texas. He also talks about the Corps of Engineers and their role in promoting progress in our communities. Check out the … Continue reading

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More Info on SpaceX Coming to Texas

Check out this link for more great information from the Valley Morning Star concerning the approval of SpaceX coming to Boca Chica Beach near South Padre Island. space-x-announcement-on-boca-chica-beach-8-7-14

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SpaceX clears FAA federal environmental hurdle!

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Commercial Space Transportation released its favorable Environmental Impact Statement Wednesday, allowing Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) to launch commercial space flights from Boca Chica Beach if the company opts to develop a launch site there. … Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN TO LIFTOFF: SpaceX awaits final impact study

SpaceX took a giant step forward recently as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW) issued its final Biological and Conference Opinion on the commercial space flight proposal at Boca Chica Beach, finding that the project would not significantly jeopardize various … Continue reading

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SpaceX Update

SpaceX has purchased more land bringing to 90 the total number of lots owned in Cameron County, or about 37 acres.  This is in addition to the roughly 57 acres currently under lease.  SpaceX hopes to build facilities to support … Continue reading

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SpaceX Report Pushed Back

The Brownsville Herald reported that the SpaceX report has been delayed again until April 2014. Check out the article below: SpaceX report pushed back – Brownsville Herald: Local News.

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UT System proposes research partnership with SpaceX in Brownsville

  SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, left, and University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa McALLEN — The University of Texas System proposed Brownsville as the site of the “first designated research unit” for the Valley’s new university in partnership with … Continue reading

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SpaceX Presentation on SPI TODAY

There will be a presentation by the Brownsville Economic Development Council regarding an Economic and Environmental Update as it relates to the SpaceX Project today, May 1st, at 3:00PM. The Workshop will be held at the City Hall 2nd Floor … Continue reading

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SpaceX is Getting Closer to South Padre Island!

Below is an update from the FAA, a link to the draft Environmental Impact Study (EIS) and the notice of the scheduled public hearing on May 7th on the draft EIS for the SpaceX program. It is just one more … Continue reading

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SpaceX bill unanimously clears House Land and Resource Management Committee

As the Realtors found out Tuesday, our Austin legislators are very excited and much in favor of SpaceX. Here is a link from our local newspaper that gives you more info. SpaceX bill unanimously clears House Land and Resource Management … Continue reading

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Alta in Austin at the Texas Realtor’s Hill Visit

There were many talking points for the Realtors to discuss with the legislators but one of great interest to all of us here is the SpaceX program. All of the legislators spoke positively about us obtaining SpaceX at Boca Chica. … Continue reading

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Hearing set on SpaceX legislation-Are You For It or Against It?

South Padre Island and the entire Rio Grande Valley are watching the updates on the possible SpaceX program. Boca Chica Beach is just south of the Jetties in South Padre Island. Imagine sitting on the beach here and watching them … Continue reading

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SpaceX Update

A full house showed up on Thursday at the monthly Coffee and Conversation at Café Kranzler to get the most recent updates on space travel in the Rio Grande Valley. Lizzy de la Garza with the Brownsville EDC provided not … Continue reading

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STARGATE……Another Spacecraft Tracking Facility?

STARGATE, South Texas Spacecraft Tracking and Astronomical Research into Gigahertz Astrophysical Transient Emission, has a 90% chance of becoming a reality. It is a concept for a radio frequency technology facility that would give students and faculty access to cutting-edge … Continue reading

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Texas is Behind in SpaceX Race

According to Commissioner Dan Sanchez of Cameron County, Texas is behind in the race to attract SpaceX to Boca Chica area near Brownsville, just 5 miles south of South Padre Island. In spite of the fact that they have now … Continue reading

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SPACEX on Boca Chica Beach near SPI

SpaceX brings new hope to Brownsville and our area. It will provide lots of jobs and a new horizon for us in space exploration. Check out this article from the Brownsville Herald. http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/brownsville-144441-poster-couple.html

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NASA & the Community Back SpaceX

NASA announced that they could possibly budget $440 million to SpaceX for the construction of a facility in Cameron County to launch rockets. The University of Texas Brownsville, UTB-TSC, is debuting a new master’s program in physics whereby a student … Continue reading

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SpaceX!!

SpaceX is considering the area at Boca Chica beach, just south of the jetties, as a possible rocket launch sit for their project. Our Valley leaders are competing against leaders in two other locations in the world to bring this … Continue reading

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SpaceX proposes Texas (Boca Chica beach) site for future rocket launches

This is an interesting article by Fox News. Boca Chica beach is just on the South side of the Jetties of South Padre Island. http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/04/11/spacex-proposes-texas-site-for-fut ure-rocket-launches/

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