The Indonesian island of Biak is isolated and small. It’s home to Indigenous groups who hunt wild boar and fish for their dinner. They don’t get a ton of foreign visitors. But the Indonesian government is trying to get a prominent outsider to focus on this island: Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX. Officials hope the billionaire will build a spaceport on Biak, which is very close to the equator — as are most launch sites. But many locals aren’t sure they want any attention from Musk. The World’s Patrick Winn reports.
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