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Monday, 05 April 2021 19:32

Elon Musk might make his own city in Texas

South Padre IslandThe community of Boca Chica Village was once a place for retired people and outdoorsy people who enjoyed living outside, exploring nature, and doing whatever they can outside

Today, traffic backs up the lone highway out of the unincorporated area that's now home to only about half a dozen residents — and SpaceX's Starship facility. During the day, selfie-seeking tourists line the road for photos with the stainless steel spaceship under development. At night, excavators plow the earth at the busy construction site. Before test launches, residents receive a notice suggesting they temporarily evacuate for safety.

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