Construction at SpaceX Boca Chica Site Continues to Progress

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BOCA CHICA – The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is coming back to Earth after spending the last four days at the International Space Station.

There is no word on when the test flight for the Space X Starship Hopper will happen, but construction at the Boca Chica site is progressing.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk took to social media in January to announce the test flight would happen in late February to early March.

Winter Texan Doug Olafson was looking forward to this during his trip to the Rio Grande Valley from Canada.

"It was kind of exciting this year because they were going to have the blast off and we thought, 'We're going to see this," but then we saw it topple over," says Olafson.

A Boca Chica Village resident says she walks over to the site several times a day to document the progress.

She says this Starship prototype looks much sturdier than the one that toppled over and is confident that she's documenting history in the making.

Musk has focused on the test launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon, which is expected to leave the International Space Station Friday morning.

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