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Best in Texas: USA Today poll ranks Isla Blanca Park state’s No. 1 beach

In a poll, USA Today confirmed what Rio Grande Valley residents and others have known for generations: Cameron County has the two best beaches in Texas.

SpaceX aims to ramp up rocket production at Boca Chica

Unlike SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's first two live Starship presentations at the company's Boca Chica/Starbase production and testing complex, members of the media were not invited to an April 4 presentation at the site, only SpaceX employees.

SpaceX wants to launch Starships from Boca Chica nine times in 12 months

SpaceX wants to deposit Starships in the Indian Ocean as many as nine times over the next 12 months, all of them launched from Boca Chica, according to an 119-page environmental assessment (EA) from the Federal Aviation Administration.

SpaceX’s Starship reaches orbit from Boca Chica Beach

Starship S28 and Super Heavy B10 lifted off from Boca Chica at 8:25 a.m. Thursday for SpaceX’s third Starship orbital flight attempt, after being granted permission by the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday afternoon, and loaded with more than 10 million pounds of propellant in both stages.

Appellate court sides with environmentalists over SpaceX beach closure lawsuit

The Texas 13th District Court of Appeals has unanimously overturned a ruling of Cameron County’s 445th state District Court in a lawsuit brought by SaveRGV, the Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter and the Carrizo/Comecrudo Nation of Texas Inc. against Cameron County, the Texas General Land Office and intervenor Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton over SpaceX-related restrictions to public beach access.

SpaceX plans third orbital attempt after launching twice in 2023

SpaceX managed to get two Starship orbital launch attempts under its belt in 2023, the first on April 20 and the second nearly seven months later on Nov. 18, both launching from the company’s Starbase rocket production and testing complex at Boca Chica.

Environmentalists target USFW with lawsuit over SpaceX launch at Boca Chica Beach

The Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been hit with new claims related to SpaceX’s April 20 Starship orbital launch attempt from Boca Chica.

Starship achieves liftoff and stage separation at Boca Chica

With a roar that shook structures and rattled windows dozens of miles away, Starship-Super Heavy booster lifted off from SpaceX's Boca Chica launch site at shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday and successfully achieved separation of the two stages before both vehicles were destroyed by onboard automatic flight-termination systems.

Launch window for SpaxeX second test flights opens at 7 a.m. Saturday

The 120-minute "test window" for SpaceX's second Starship orbital flight attempt from Boca Chica/Starbase opens at 7 a.m. on Saturday, according to the company.

FAA green-lights Starship launch from Boca Chica

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk earlier this week announced on X, formerly known as Twitter, that he was informed that approval for a second Starship orbital flight attempt “should happen” in time for the launch to happen on Friday.