Texas celebrates winning SpaceX pad

September 27, 2014 9:47 PM

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Texas celebrates winning SpaceX pad

Newspaper headlines last week in the Brownsville, Texas, area read as if they could have been ripped from these pages 40 years ago.

“It feels like the future,” said the front page of The Monitor, quoting SpaceX CEO Elon Musk after he and Texas Gov. Rick Perry broke ground last Monday on the world’s first commercial orbital launch complex, at Boca Chica Beach on the Gulf Coast.

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