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PHOTO GALLERY: SpaceX – To the Future… And Beyond

Seen are various images from festivities and events surrounding the ground breaking ceremony of SpaceX, the commercial launch site to be constructed at Boca Chica Beach in Brownsville. The impact of SpaceX is expected to benefit the surrounding communities, including the Laguna Madre and Harlingen-San Benito-Brownsville metropolitan areas. Pictured in this gallery are an artist’s …

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Officials revel in SpaceX groundbreaking; economic boon anticipated locally

By JACOB LOPEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com BROWNSVILLE – Visitors to the Rio Grande Valley have long described the culture shock experienced at the border communities within as an out of this world experience. It’s a statement that can now be taken literally as Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) broke ground Monday, Sept. 22, for its …

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THE FUTURE IS NOW: Groundbreaking held for Sea Turtle, Inc. expansion

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Sea Turtle, Inc. officials broke ground Saturday on the facility’s $4.5 million, multi-phase expansion project. Of that total price tag, $3.5 million will go toward new or improved infrastructure and $1 million will pay for land acquisition. Project plans call for construction of a nature walk, amphitheater, educational center, …

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