SpaceX Gets its Incentives for Texas Spaceport and Launches AsiaSat 8

SpaceX Signs Agreement with Texas for Brownsville Spaceport, SpaceRef Business

"Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that the state of Texas will provide incentives to SpaceX so that the company can build a commercial spaceport in Cameron County.

The incentives include $2.3 million from the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF). As well the state will provide $13 million from the Spaceport Trust Fund to the Cameron County Spaceport Development Corp. to support the development of infrastructure necessary for establishing a spaceport."

Gov. Perry Announces State Incentives Bringing SpaceX Commercial Launch Facility, 300 Jobs to the Brownsville Area

Marc's note: Hours after signing the agreement with Texas SpaceX launched AsiaSat 8 (Watch).

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