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Elon Musk has named his expanding rocket factory and launch complex in South Texas "Starbase," and expects it to grow by several thousand more workers. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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SpaceX's New Rocket Factory Is Making Its Texas Neighbors Mad

When SpaceX opened its rocket factory and launch pad in South Texas, few locals thought it would morph into such a large operation. Now environmentalists are worried about the long-term effects.

Elon Musk has named his expanding rocket factory and launch complex in South Texas "Starbase," and expects it to grow by several thousand more workers. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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SpaceX's New Rocket Factory Is Making Its Texas Neighbors Mad

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