SpaceX has big plans for its Boca Chica, Texas site - where it's currently building and testing Starship, the company's next-generation passenger and cargo spacecraft. A new job posting spotted by CNBC's Micheal Sheetz seeks a "Resort Development Manager" to be based out of Brownsville, the nearest neighboring town to the small Boca Chica area where SpaceX has built out its existing test and development site. The job posting seeks a manger to "oversee the development of SpaceX's first resort from inception to completion," with the ultimate aim of turning Boca Chica into a "21st century Spaceport."
It wasn't the busiest week in space tech news - much like a lot of the industry, it feels like we're entering into a bit of a summer doldrums period where things slow down considerably. This down time will lead to big developments to come, including the first official International Space Station crew mission for SpaceX's Dragon capsule, which is scheduled to take place towards the end of September. SpaceX had a successful launch of a batch of 57 more Stalrink satellites for its broadband internet satellite constellation, which is coming together nicely ahead of the planned beta launch this summer.