Starliner launch, U.S. 1 sinkhole & Cocoa

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‘A new chapter’: Boeing Starliner sends two NASA astronauts into orbit on way to ISS

Beneath a backdrop of scattered puffy clouds, NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams soared into the history books Wednesday morning by taking Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft on its maiden crewed mission.

Delayed by two previous scrubs, the historic Starliner launch finally occurred at 10:52 a.m. EDT. Wilmore and Williams lifted off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

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FDOT: All southbound US 1 lanes open after repair of sinkhole near Pineda Causeway

All lanes of southbound U.S. 1 just south of the Pineda Causeway are open after road construction work led to a sinkhole in the roadway’s left lane, Florida Department of Transportation reports.

A portion of the heavily traveled highway was temporarily closed Monday after suction from a new pipe connecting with the Indian River washed out the sand beneath the road, leaving a sinkhole in the affected lane, according to FDOT. reported.

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Food hall with at least 7 vendors scheduled to open next year in Cocoa Beach

Destination Downtown Food Hall, a family-friendly eatery, is coming to the location once occupied by Yen Yen in Cocoa Beach. Initially, owners say the food hall will house seven vendors each a different mom and pop-type restaurant.

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Rob Landers is a veteran multimedia journalist for the USA Today Network of Florida. Contact Landers at 321-242-3627 or Instagram: @ByRobLanders Youtube@florida_today

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