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Harlingen to break ground on air control tower

HARLINGEN — After years of planning, city and state leaders are ready to break ground Wednesday on a $20 million project aimed at building Valley International Airport’s tallest control tower.

Conservation, indigenous groups sue Texas Parks and Wildlife to block SpaceX land swap

Conservation organizations and indigenous groups are suing Texas Parks and Wildlife to block a controversial land swap with SpaceX one month after commissioners approved the deal.

Starship’s fiery reentry concludes SpaceX launch

Starship S28 and Super Heavy B10, loaded with more than 10 million pounds of propellant, lifted off from Boca Chica/Starbase 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.

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.

FAA OKs third launch at SpaceX’s Boca Chica Starbase

As of Wednesday afternoon, everything appeared to be in place for SpaceX’s third Starship orbital flight attempt from Boca Chica Thursday morning — all that was missing was the required launch license from the Federal Aviation Administration.

SpaceX’s Starship ready to launch at Boca Chica pending FAA approval

SpaceX says a third orbital flight attempt with Starship-Super Heavy, launching from Boca Chica, could happen as soon as next Thursday “pending regulatory approval.”

FAA demands 17 ‘corrective actions’ from SpaceX in Starship mishap investigation

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday that it has closed a SpaceX-led mishap investigation into the Nov. 18 Starship-Super Heavy orbital flight attempt from Boca Chica.

Brownsville South Padre International Airport hires new director

The Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport has a new director, Angel E. Ramos, formerly vice president of planning and development for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport Authority (CVG) in Hebron, Kentucky.

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.

SpaceX eyes Friday launch attempt at Boca Chica, but still needs FAA license

SpaceX says it’s shooting for Friday at the earliest for its second Starship orbital flight attempt from Boca Chica/Starbase, “pending final regulatory approval,” according to the company’s CEO, Elon Musk.