Why Isn't Texas Interested in its own Spaceport?

Is Texas forfeiting the private space race?, Houston Chronicle

"We are pretty interested in the possibility of Texas and building a spaceport there," said Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of SpaceX. However, Musk says that interest has yet to be reciprocated by Texas officials. "There's been a lot of good action by the authorities in the Brownsville area; there's not been that much at the state level, and we'd certainly appreciate more from the state level," Musk said.

Texas could land private launch site, MySanAntonio

"The state of Texas ought to be on it like a duck on a June bug," said Tom Moser, a former NASA space station program director who led an effort to build a Texas spaceport in the 1990s. But is the state? Apparently not."

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