By BROOKE WILKINSON
Special to the PRESS
An event welcoming the arrival of SpaceX was held Monday, Sept. 22, at the Hilton Garden Inn Beach Resort. More than 100 businesses along with the community attended the event. Many gathered to listen to how SpaceX will bring many job opportunities and contribute millions of dollars into the local economy.
“Today is the day we make history,” said Mayor Bob Pinkerton of South Padre Island. “The first man to land on Mars will be launched from our pad.”
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