October 29, 2020

SpaceX makes ‘final attempt’ to clear out Texas villagers for its rocket resort, Rivian’s 6-figure salaries, and Luminar’s bet on lidar

For more than a year now, SpaceX has been trying to clear residents out of Boca Chica, the beachside Texas village where Elon Musk has decided to build a “resort” for launching rockets to orbit, the moon, and Mars. But not everybody wants to give up their home, and SpaceX has now made what it calls a final attempt to take over the last dozen or so houses that remain outside its possession — including financial offers and warnings to residents that “it’s not safe” and it’s “too dangerous” to live there anymore. 



a man that is standing in the dark: SpaceX has now made what it calls a final attempt to take over the last dozen or so houses that remain outside its possession in Boca Chica, Texas. Reuters


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SpaceX has now made what it calls a final attempt to take over the last dozen or so houses that remain outside its possession in Boca Chica, Texas. Reuters

If this push doesn’t work — and it appears to be a long shot — the company has hinted it may “pursue alternative approaches” to realize

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