SpaceX to Shift Starship Testing to Florida if Environmental Delays Continue Written 14 February 2022


SpaceX launch facility, Cape Canaveral, Florida. | Associated Press–©

Space News reported that SpaceX “is prepared to shift testing of its Starship next-generation launch vehicle from Texas to Florida if there are extended delays in an ongoing environmental review.” SpaceX founder Elon Musk said, “We don’t have a ton of insight into where things stand with the FAA. We have gotten sort of a rough indication that there may be an approval in March, but that’s all we know.” Musk also suggested that the Boca Chica Starbase is “well suited to be our advanced R&D location, where we would try out new designs and new versions of the rocket.”
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