Elon Musk wants to launch his SpaceX rockets from Brazil

Elon Musk communicated his desire during a meeting in São Paulo with President Jair Bolsonaro.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - U.S. tycoon Elon Musk, owner of Tesla, expressed interest in using Brazil's Alcantara space center as a base to launch his company SpaceX's rockets, said Brazil's Infrastructure Minister Marcelo Sampaio.

"SpaceX wants to launch its rockets from the Alcantara base," the minister assured in a virtual press conference he gave to foreign correspondents in Brazil and when questioned about the areas of his portfolio addressed in the visit that . . .

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