Tag: SpaceX

Elon Musk elaborates on SpaceX’s plan to colonize Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars. Musk answered questions on Reddit on Sunday. The session was a follow up to Musk’s comments at a space conference in Mexico last month during which he unveiled his plan to send up to 1 million people to Mars within the next 40 to 100 years. Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet “Battlestar Galactica” style. He elaborated on that plan Sunday, saying an unmanned ship will be sent to Mars with equipment to build a plant to create refueling...

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STEM Jobs across Rio Grande Valley in High Demand

It’s precisely these Professionals in the fields of Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) that are needed in the valley. The health industry continues to grow and several other science oriented companies are moving here STEM jobs are expected to be in high demand. Janet Pintor explains. Overall employment in STEM occupations was projected to increase 17% between 2010 and 2020 this is not reflected in our area with an increased need for these professionals. According to the Texas Medical Association the state has about 43,000 physicians for a population of about 23 million. This shortage of doctors has...

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SpaceX Breaks Ground Boca Chica Beach

Great news for Cameron County as SpaceX broke ground this morning at the site near Boca Chica beach. SpaceX founder Elon Musk, Governor Rick Perry and other public elected officials were present at the event as SpaceX plans to build a commercial rocket launch pad. The site will be at the eastern end of state highway 4 – just a few miles from the Mexican border and about five miles from Port Isabel and South Padre Island. SpaceX intends to build a vertical launch area and a control center to support 12 commercial launches per year....

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