Elon Musk shares rare family photo of Grimes and their son in his new Texas city called ‘Starbase’

Billionaire has hinted he wants to rename and incorporate SpaceX facility in Boca Chica, Texas

Graeme Massie
Los Angeles
@graemekmassie
Tuesday 09 March 2021 20:25
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Elon Musk has shared a new family photo of Grimes and their son from his proposed new Texas city of Starbase.

The Tesla and SpaceX founder posted a picture of his family to Twitter from the state’s Gulf Coast, where his company is testing rockets for Mars.

In the photo, their son X Æ A-Xii, who turns one in May, can be seen putting his hands in some flowers as his parents watch on.

The location of the picture is a reference to Musk’s recent announcement that he wants to rename and incorporate Boca Chica Village, where the Starship spacecraft is being developed.

“Creating the city of Starbase, Texas,” the billionaire tweeted on 2 March.

And he followed up by tweeting: “From thence to Mars, And hence the Stars.”

“If SpaceX and Elon Musk would like to pursue down this path, they must abide by all state incorporation statutes,” Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino said in a statement in response to Musk’s tweets.

“Cameron County will process any appropriate petitions in conformity with applicable law.”

Musk, 49, announced last December that he was relocating full-time from California to Texas, where Tesla has a new manufacturing base and where SpaceX is developing Starship.

Grimes and Musk began dating in 2018 and welcomed their first child together on 4 May 2020.

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