SpaceX boss Elon Musk December 1, 2020 -
Hannibal Hanschke / AP / SIPA
A new city will perhaps emerge in Texas (United States) and it could be called "Starbase".
This was announced this Tuesday, by a simple tweet, Elon Musk, the boss of SpaceX.
This city would include Boca Chica Village, located at the extreme south of the Texas coast.
It would take into account the land on which its facilities are based to launch the Starship rocket prototypes,
Creating the city of Starbase, Texas
- Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 2, 2021
Residents of Boca Chica resist
SpaceX has already entered into discussions in the past regarding this topic.
Elon Musk's company has already tried to buy Boca Chica homes three times the market price from its residents, without success.
This time, representations were made to the authorities.
The Cameron County judge has confirmed that Boca Chica Village will disappear in favor of Starbase.
“Cameron County will deal with all appropriate requests in accordance with applicable law,” the judge said.
There is no indication, however, that the billionaire will achieve his ends.
Residents of Boca Chica may continue to resist it.
Some people take a dim view of the installation of SpaceX infrastructures in their neighborhood, also specifies
SpaceX has yet to comment on this city project.
SpaceX: The Starship prototype manages to land ... before exploding in the process
Tesla: Autonomous driving subscription available by end of Q2 2021