SpaceX to begin testing Starship vehicle testing sometime this week near Boca Chica Beach

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Space X spacecraft under construction at South Texas launch facility (Source: Elon Musk/Twitter)

SpaceX is beginning their testing on their next generation Starship vehicle sometime this week.

Several residents in the Boca Chica area received letters indicating the closure of access to Boca Chia Beach and Hwy 4.

On Sunday, Commissioner Sophia Benavidez confirmed that county commissioners had approved the road closures for testing.

In the letter, it was stated that, “Boca Chica Village residents will have access to their homes during testing.”

On Sunday, Elon Musk on Twitter described the testing as, ‘short hops with the SpaceX Raptor engine.

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