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#1 2021-05-10 17:45:57

louis
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Musk City, Texas

Interesting video (but full of annoying stock clips) about Musk's attempt to carve out his own city in Texas in the Boca Chica area...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2Nv7NdagBg

Musk moves on so many levels! So impressive...

He clearly has a plan to make this part of Texas a kind of new California, attracting the best and brightest engineers.


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#2 2021-05-10 18:51:14

SpaceNut
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Re: Musk City, Texas

Saw the 20 billion dollar tag and with the recent land grab to clear those that would denign access to the roads around the building of the space port is an all eggs in one basket approach which can easily fail....
This came out back in march of this year
Elon Musk Wants to Create a New City in Texas Called 'Starbase'

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#3 2021-08-12 20:02:30

tahanson43206
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Re: Musk City, Texas

For SpaceNut .... this announcement is about an existing city in Texas, with a name familiar to NewMars members:

According to Musk, a new cutting-edge SpaceX factory located at the company’s expansive McGregor, Texas rocket development and testing facilities factory will ultimately mass-produce between 800 and 1000 Raptor 2 engines per year. Raptor Vacuum production will remain at SpaceX’s Hawthorne, California headquarters alongside work on mysterious “new, experimental designs.” Under the new paradigm sketched out by Musk, Raptor would mirror SpaceX’s Merlin engine family – comprised of two commonized sea level and vacuum variants (Merlin 1 and Merlin Vacuum) for more than a decade.

https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-starsh … 8106909424

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