• SpaceX Will Build Its Big Falcon Rocket in Los Angeles

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    SpaceX will start production of the Big Falcon Rocket in the Port of Los Angeles, according to L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti. The mayor confirmed the company's plans with a tweet regarding his "State of the City" address.
    The Port of L.A. and SpaceX entered into preliminary negotiations on a lease agreement for the space last month. The move expands the company's existing Hawthorne operations at the port. At the time of the initial negotiations, neither SpaceX nor city officials would confirm what would be built at the site, the Los Angeles Times reports .
    Officially announcing that SpaceX will...
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  • Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles

    Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    LOS ANGELES - SpaceX has chosen to manufacture its planned big, new rocket in the Port of Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday in his annual state-of-the city speech.
    The mayor said it's a "vehicle that holds the promise of taking humanity even deeper into the cosmos than ever before."
    The city Board of Harbor Commissioners will vote Thursday on whether to lease 19 acres to SpaceX for the manufacturing site. The commission's staff has recommended approval of an initial 10-year term, with two 10-year options, at an annual rent of approximately $1.38 million.
    While SpaceX calls...
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