SpaceX Texas Starship Factory Completes Third Shipment of Hardware from Port Canaveral

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SpaceX South Texas presence has undergone a meteoric period of growth in last few months

SpaceX support ship GO Discovery has successfully completed its third trip from Florida to Texas, ferrying additional rocket production hardware to the company’s fast-expanding South Texas Starship factory. (SpaceX image)



BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – SpaceX support ship GO Discovery has successfully completed its third trip from Florida to Texas, ferrying additional rocket production hardware to the company’s fast-expanding South Texas Starship factory.

Captured on arrival by local spaceflight fan and observer SPadre, the SpaceX ship entered Port of Brownsville on March 22, carrying a few minor pieces of equipment that SpaceX’s Starship factory will likely find helpful down the road.

The company’s South Texas presence has undergone a meteoric period of growth in the last few months, hiring hundreds to staff a Starship factory that is now churning out rocket parts on the rugged South Texas Gulf Coast.

While it’s more a question of “when” than “if” the birth of a global pandemic will come to seriously impact SpaceX’s supply chain and general operations, South Texas included, the company’s Starship factory has yet to show any signs of slowing down.

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