“They pretend they already own everything, including you and your house.” In an investigation conducted by the Wall Street Journal, Cheryl Stevens, a resident of the city of Boca Chica, Texas, does not violate the stance of SpaceX, the company owned by Elon Musk. In the end, she sold her land back to the company. As a reminder, it is in this village that the company launches its Starship rocket.
In total, just over a dozen residents have not yet sold their land to the company they want to buy back from them. Seven people contacted by the American media said they would like to receive more money for this transaction.
Elon Musk wants to rename Boca Chica to “Starbase”
Those who have decided to stay therefore report regular harassment at take-off: broken windows, debris and brush fires are mentioned. Other residents also regretted the regular closure of nearby National Road 4 while receiving last-minute warnings.
In fact, Elon Musk never kept his ambitions a secret. The billionaire wants to rename the village of Boca Chica “Star Base”. In March he stated, “Please consider moving to Starbase or the Brownsville / South Padre area of Texas, and encourage your friends to do so! “.
This project is very serious and steps have even been taken with the local authorities. District judge Eddie Trevino Jr. stated a few weeks ago that the place had actually been approached and that “Cameron District will handle all applications in accordance with applicable law.”
Before that, SpaceX and Elon Musk have to convince the last stubborn man. According to Business Insider, the company could seek legal action to force the remaining residents to leave the premises. In the meantime, the entrepreneur is continuing his seduction campaign and this weekend he was the guest of the famous Saturday night show, in which he made certain confessions.
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