SpaceX Is Turning Two Oil Rigs Into Starship Launch Pads

SpaceX Is Turning Two Oil Rigs Into Starship Launch Pads

Elon Musk’s floating spaceport dream just took a big step closer to becoming reality, after it was revealed that two disused oil rigs recently acquired by SpaceX are set to be converted into offshore launch pads.

SpaceX purchased the two rigs about six months ago, with the spaceflight company thought to be planning to turn them into floating, moveable bases from which they will eventually launch future Starship missions.

The oil rigs, which measure 240ft by 255ft and were originally used for offshore deepwater drilling, are currently docked in Brownsville, Texas, not too far from SpaceX’s Boca Chica headquarters where the Starship – a giant rocket that the company hopes will become the first to carry commercial passengers to the moon and, one day, Mars – is currently in development.

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