The 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.
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk not the world’s richest person, after losing roughly $30 billion from his net worth in a span of less than 24 hours, and is now second behind Jeff Bezos.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, which ranks the world’s top 500 wealthiest people, Musk is now worth $180 billion. Jeff Bezos, who Musk is behind, is worth $187 million.