An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and a first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff.
The ceremony will mark the start of construction of the $85 million site at Boca Chica Beach, east of Brownsville. The site will be used to launch commercial satellites.
Texas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state’s southernmost tip.
Chances are there is a group of astronauts enjoying a Texas treat today! The SpaceX Dragon recently docked with the International Space Station and carried a shipment of Blue Bell ice cream.
Proponents of a Texas space base reportedly are getting little encouragement from state officials.