About the Author

Austin Barnard

Austin Barnard | Special Projects Reporter at 9to5Mac & Space Explored

Austin Barnard has been a Special Projects Reporter for 9to5Mac and Space Explored since 2020. He also co-produces the 9to5Mac Happy Hour podcast with Seth Kurkowski on the 9to5Mac Podcast Network.

Austin is a prolific multimedia journalist based in South Texas. He also documents SpaceX’s expanding presence in Boca Chica and Brownsville where the company’s next-gen Starship rocket is being developed.

Follow Austin on Twitter: @austinbarnard45.