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FAA sued over SpaceX: Lawsuit follows April 20 launch

A group of national and local environmental organizations on Monday filed suit against the Federal Aviation Administration for allegedly “failing to fully analyze and mitigate the environmental harms resulting from the SpaceX Starship/Super Heavy launch program at Boca Chica.”

Launch pad destroyed: Concrete rubble lands on Boca Chica Beach

SpaceX appears to have seriously miscalculated how well its orbital launch pad would hold up during the inaugural launch of its Starship-Super Heavy from Boca Chica/Starbase on April 20.

Historic launch: Starship test deemed success despite explosion

On Thursday, the tallest, most powerful rocket ever to fly lifted off from SpaceX’s Boca Chica/Starbase launch site 22 miles east of Brownsville as the crow flies, reaching an altitude of approximately 26 miles and a speed of more than 1,340 mph before exploding over the Gulf of Mexico three minutes and 59 seconds into the flight — a success, in other words, from SpaceX’s perspective.

Hundreds watch Starship launch at Boca Chica Beach early Thursday

At the site of the SpaceX Starship launch at Boca Chica Beach on Thursday morning, hundreds of people hoping to catch a glimpse of the launch watched from Texas State Highway 48.

Starship explodes 4 minutes into flight; planned stage separation failed to occur

SpaceX is counting this morning’s first ever launch of Starship-Super Heavy from Boca Chica/Starbase as a success, even though the flight came to an "exciting end"; in the words of a SpaceX commentator 3 minutes and 59 seconds after launch.

Orbital launch scrubbed: Musk says next attempt ‘in a few days’

After the Federal Aviation Administration granted a long-awaited launch license on April 14, all eyes were on Boca Chica Beach/Starbase early Monday morning in anticipation of SpaceX’s first attempt to put a Starship into orbit.

FAA grants SpaceX license; clears way for Boca Chica launch

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday issued SpaceX a long-awaited Vehicle Operator License for the first orbital flight of a Starship prototype, clearing the way for a launch next week from Boca Chica/Starbase.

Adopt-a-Beach Fall Cleanup scheduled for Saturday

Keeping Texas beaches clean is one of the goals of the Texas General Land Office and on Saturday, the GLO is inviting volunteers to help in the Adopt-A-Beach 2022 Coastwide Fall Cleanup.

Volunteers pitch in to clean up Boca Chica

Volunteers trickle in one or two at a time, dressed for hard work, shortly after 9 a.m. on Saturday at Boca Chica Beach.

60 cold-stunned sea turtles rescued ‘so far’ in Laguna Madre area 

Sea Turtle Inc. reported Saturday they’ve “been busy” with rescue efforts near the Laguna Madre area, as a communal effort yielded more than 60...