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Massive crowds are expected for the inaugural launch of NASA's mega-rocket

Massive crowds are expected for the inaugural launch of NASA’s mega-rocket

Spectators watch the liftoff of the space shuttle Atlantis July 8, 2011. The launch was the 135th and final space shuttle launch for NASA. Photo: Phil Sandlin (PA) NASA’s SLS rocket is set to launch for the first time in just three weeks, rumbling across the launch pad with 8.8 million pounds of thrust. There …

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Equipment derailment damaged third rail on Red Line overnight

Equipment derailment damaged third rail on Red Line overnight

Early morning drivers on part of the MBTA Red Line were diverted to shuttles on Tuesday as crews worked to repair damage from an overnight derailment of construction equipment. Construction equipment derailed on the redline near Quincy Center around 1:20 a.m., MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo confirmed. He said the derailment damaged the third rail. Construction …

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