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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.

Altiplano Erland Oye, La Comitiva
Sometimes He's in My Dreams Mary Lattimore

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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