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SpaceX sues labor board over firings

SpaceX has filed a lawsuit against the National Labor Relations Board after the NLRB charged the company with illegally firing employees who criticized SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk in an open letter in 2022.

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.

Starbase general manager discusses future plans at invite-only Brownsville event

Starbase General Manager Kathy Lueders said Tuesday that SpaceX’s plan is to make the company’s Boca Chica complex its “premier manufacturing, launching and operational center for our Starship.”

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.

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.

SpaceX applies for wastewater permit; unused treated water would flow into South Bay

SpaceX has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a permit to release an average of up to 200,000 gallons of treated wastewater per day into South Bay at Boca Chica.

As SpaceX waits for launch license for Boca Chica, it calls for regulatory reform

It’s been more than six months since SpaceX’s first Starship orbital flight attempt ended in the vehicle automatically self-destructing over the Gulf after veering out of control.