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Without a Lone Star space plan, Texas will lose its advantage

Even though “Houston” is a NASA callsign, home to the Johnson Space Center and synonymous with space travel — and even with the emergence of new launch sites in the Lone Star State — it’s far from certain that Texas will lead the pack.

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Space Channel News

FAA Opens the Door to Starbase

For months, Musk and the FAA have clashed, shutting down all StarBase related flight opportunities related to the Starship/Super Heavy rocket, the largest rocket ever built. From environmental impacts and protests to size regulations, the “gateway to Mars” has remained bolted shut, but the door may be opening ever so slightly.

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Is SpaceX being a bad neighbor in Texas?

A new 60 Minutes+ report reveals that Elon Musk’s SpaceX is causing clashes between government agencies and local residents in a small Texas town over the company’s launch and testing facility in Boca Chica Texas.

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Blue Origin set for Tuesday launch from Texas with Jeff Bezos on board

Texas is finally sending people into space.

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How Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin changed the small West Texas town of Van Horn

It almost feels like Blue Origin has always been a neighbor — a quiet, private neighbor until recently, when the world’s richest man announced he was going into space.

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SpaceX is building a factory in Austin, Texas for Starlink satellite internet equipment.

SpaceX plans to build a new factory in Austin, Texas – adding another expansion to the region from one of Elon Musk’s companies after the billionaire founder moved there last year. SpaceX, Tesla and now Starlink.

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Texas Takes Aim at the High Ground

The City of Brownsville’s seven generation plan to be a leader in space.