FAA issues launch license for SpaceX test flight from Boca Chica

7 months 2 weeks 5 days ago Friday, April 14 2023 Apr 14, 2023 April 14, 2023 8:13 PM April 14, 2023 in News - Local

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a much-anticipated launch license for SpaceX.

The license, issued Friday, is good for five years and allows SpaceX to launch their Starship into sub-orbital flight Boca Chica Beach.

The FAA said they carefully analyzed public safety risks during every stage of the mission.

A separate notice was issued Friday announcing no-fly zones in the area of the Boca Chica launch site. 

The no-fly zones are scheduled for Monday, April 17, and Tuesday, April 18 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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