SpaceX’s plans for launching Starship to orbit from Boca Chica cleared an environmental review with the FAA, but more than 75 mitigations are required in order to receive a launch license to carry out flights in the future.
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- FAA Requires SpaceX to Take Over 75 Actions to Mitigate Environmental Impact of Planned Starship/Super Heavy Launches | Federal Aviation Administration
- SpaceX on Twitter: “One step closer to the first orbital flight test of Starship”
- FAA environmental review to allow Starship orbital launches after changes - SpaceNews
- FAA moves SpaceX a step closer to receiving Starship launch license – Spaceflight Now
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