Elon Musk is trying to create a new city called 'Starbase' at SpaceX's Texas launch site - Happy Boss

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Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Elon Musk is trying to create a new city called 'Starbase' at SpaceX's Texas launch site

Left: SpaceX founder Elon Musk at a press briefing on March 2, 2019. Right: SpaceX's Starship serial No. 8 rocket prototype launches from a pad in Boca Chica, Texas, on December 9, 2020.Dave Mosher/Insider; SpaceX

  • Elon Musk is trying to create a city called Starbase at SpaceX's launch facilities in Texas.
  • Musk wrote on Twitter that the city would be "much larger" than Boca Chica Village, where SpaceX is developing its Starship rocket.
  • SpaceX has approached the judge's office in Cameron County, Texas, with its plan, the office confirmed.

Elo n Musk is trying to form a new city called Starbase at SpaceX's launch facilities in Texas.

Musk shared the news Tuesday on Twitter: "Creating the city of Starbase, Texas," he wrote.

SpaceX's Texas facilities are located in Boca Chica Village - an unincorporated town on the state's southern tip, near Brownsville. The company has been developing its Starship rocket and testing prototypes there since 2014. But Musk said the city of Starbase would cover "an area much larger" than the village.



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