SpaceX application to expand Starship Texas facility withdrawn by USACE


Starship prototype 20 stacked on top of Super Heavy booster 4 at the company’s facility in Boca Chica, Texas.


The US Army Corps of Engineers has withdrawn SpaceX’s application to expand launch facilities in Boca Chica, Texas, after the company failed to provide environmental information the agency requested, according to documents obtained by CNBC.

SpaceX was seeking approvals to construct a new launch pad, new landing pad, and other launch-related infrastructure that would support its existing reusable launch vehicle operations in the South Texas facility.

The expansion would have been built on about 17 acres including wetlands and mud flats.

The Army Corps of Engineers is responsible…


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