SpaceX is going solar with Elon Musk’s other company, SolarCity

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Rocket startup SpaceX is looking to build a small solar panel farm near its vertical launch site at Boca Chica Beach in Texas, working with solar company SolarCity, according to a local newspaper. Elon Musk is the chairman of SolarCity and also the CEO of SpaceX. SpaceX subsidiary Dogleg Park filed an application with Cameron County to put the solar panels on up to 6.5 acres of land in the area of the launch control center and near a security guard booth.