Apollo 7 was an October 1968 human spaceflight mission carried out by the United States. It was the first mission in the United States' Apollo program to carry a crew into space, it was the first U. S. spaceflight to carry astronauts since the flight of Gemini XII in November 1966. The AS-204 mission known as "Apollo 1", was intended to be the first crewed flight of the Apollo program, it was scheduled to launch in February 1967, but a fire in the cabin during a January 1967 test killed the crew. Crewed flights were suspended for 21 months, while the cause of the accident was investigated and improvements made to the spacecraft and safety procedures, uncrewed test flights of the Saturn V rocket and Apollo Lunar Module were made. Apollo 7 fulfilled Apollo 1's mission of testing the Apollo command and service module in low Earth orbit; the Apollo 7 crew was commanded by Walter M. Schirra, with senior pilot / navigator Donn F. Eisele, pilot / systems engineer R. Walter Cunningham. Official crew titles were made consistent with those that would be used for the crewed lunar landing missions: Eisele was Command Module Pilot and Cunningham was Lunar Module Pilot.
Their mission was Apollo's'C' mission, an 11-day Earth-orbital test flight to check out the redesigned Block II CSM with a crew on board. It was the first time, it was launched on October 11, 1968, from what was known as Cape Kennedy Air Force Station, Florida. Despite tension between the crew and ground controllers, the mission was a complete technical success, giving NASA the confidence to send Apollo 8 into orbit around the Moon two months later; the flight would prove to be the final space flight for all of its three crew members—and the only one for both Cunningham and Eisele—when it splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean on October 22, 1968. It was the only crewed launch from Launch Complex 34, as well as the last launch from the complex. Ronald E. Evans, John L.'Jack' Swigert, Ed Givens were assigned to the support crew for the mission. Givens died in a car accident on June 6, 1967, William R. Pogue was assigned as his replacement. Evans was involved in hardware testing at Kennedy Space Center.
Swigert worked on the mission's operational aspects. Pogue spent time modifying procedures; the support crew filled in when the primary and backup crews were unavailable. Schirra and Cunningham were first named as an Apollo crew on September 29, 1966, they were to fly a second Earth orbital test of the original Block I command and service module after Apollo 1, the first crewed flight, to be made by Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Ed White, Roger Chaffee. In December 1966, the second mission was deemed redundant and canceled, Schirra's crew were reassigned as Grissom's backup. Plans for the first crewed Apollo flights were disrupted by the January 27, 1967 cabin fire which killed Grissom and Chaffee. Schirra and Cunningham were named as prime crew for the first crewed flight, which would now use the Block II spacecraft designed for the lunar missions; the command module and astronauts' spacesuits had been extensively redesigned, to reduce and eliminate the chance of a repeat of the accident which killed the first crew.
Schirra thus became the only astronaut to fly Mercury and Apollo missions. His crew would test the life support, propulsion and control systems during this "open-ended" mission; the duration was limited to 11 days, reduced from the original 14-day limit for Apollo 1. Since it flew in low Earth orbit and did not include the lunar module, Apollo 7 was launched with the Saturn IB booster rather than the much larger and more powerful Saturn V. Throughout the Mercury and Gemini programs, McDonnell Aircraft engineer Guenter Wendt had been leader of the spacecraft launch pad teams, with ultimate responsibility for condition of the spacecraft at launch, he earned the astronauts' admiration, including Schirra's. However, the spacecraft contractor had changed from McDonnell to North American Rockwell, so Wendt was not the pad leader for Apollo 1. So adamant was Schirra in his desire to have Wendt back as Pad Leader for his Apollo flight, that he got his boss Deke Slayton to persuade North American management to hire Wendt away from McDonnell, Schirra lobbied North American's launch operations manager to change Wendt's shift from midnight to day so he could be pad leader for Apollo 7.
Wendt remained as Pad Leader for the entire Apollo program. Wendt's face was the last they saw before the hatch was sealed, after liftoff Eisele said with a mock German accent into his radio, "I vonder vere Guenter Vendt?" The first crewed American space flight in 22 months lifted from LC-34 at 15:02:45 UTC on Friday, October 11, 1968. Liftoff proceeded flawlessly; the astronauts described it as smooth riding compared to the rough, bumpy Titan II used to launch the Gemini spacecraft. During the countdown, the wind was blowing in from the east. To launch under these weather conditions was in violation of safety rules since in the event of a launch vehicle malfunction and abort, the command module would touch down on land in Florida, which would be rough and have the potential for the crew to be injured or killed. Apollo 7 was still equipped with the old Apollo 1-style crew couches, which did not provid
"Wild Eyed Boy from Freecloud" is a song written by David Bowie, first recorded in June 1969 and released as a B-side to his single "Space Oddity". Bowie rerecorded the song for his second eponymous album; the single version has sparse instrumentation: arco bass. The album version, recorded in July/August 1969, features a full orchestral arrangement by Tony Visconti and is said to be the debut on a Bowie record of Mick Ronson, contributing uncredited lead guitar and handclaps midway through the track. Bowie himself said of the song: "It was about the disassociated, the ones who feel as though they're left outside, how I felt about me. I always felt I was on the edge of events, the fringe of things, left out. A lot of my characters in those early years seem to revolve around that feeling, it must have come from my own interior puzzlement at where I was". The single version was released as the B-side to "Space Oddity" and "Ragazzo solo, ragazza sola", prior to the album version, it appeared on the Sound + Vision box set in 1989, on a 2-CD special edition of Bowie's second self-titled album in 2009, and, in its original UK mono version, on Re:Call 1, part of the Five Years compilation released in 2015.
Bowie played this song on Sound of the 70s with Andy Ferris on 25 March 1970. This recording, broadcast on the BBC in April 1970, was released in 2000 on Bowie at the Beeb. A live version recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon, London, on 3 July 1973 was released on Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture; the song was played as a part of a medley with "All the Young Dudes" and "Oh! You Pretty Things"; the track appeared on the Japanese compilation The Best of David Bowie in 1974. A piano and choir version of the track appears on the Rick Wakeman album Piano Odyssey, released on Sony Music in 2018. Cristina Donà Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
"On Fire" is a song recorded by Belgian singer Loïc Nottet, released for digital download on 30 November 2018 by Sony Music Entertainment. It was written by Nottet along with Sacha Skarbek. Musically, "On Fire" is a urban-inspired electropop song similar to Nottet's past work, its lyrics are directed at the criticism the singer had received during his career, discuss topics such as worthlessness and rebirth. Four personalities are reflected on the track, as Nottet wanted to personify the moods he was in while composing the song. Upon its release, "On Fire" received praise from one music critic for Nottet's vocal delivery and the lyrical content, while others likened the single to the singer's debut studio album Selfocracy and to the music of Sia. An accompanying music video for "On Fire" was uploaded onto Nottet's YouTube channel on 7 December 2018 and was directed by Skarbek. Featuring a message of courage and strength, it depicts Nottet encountering a faux dragon and managing to tame it. For further promotion, the singer delivered multiple live performances of "On Fire" on several radio stations.
It commercially experienced moderate success in Belgium's Flanders regions. After conducting his Selfocracy Tour in support of his debut studio album Selfocracy, Loïc Nottet took a nearly one-year hiatus in order to work on material for his second record. "On Fire", the first single from the project, was made available for digital download on 30 November 2018 by Sony Music Entertainment. It was written by Nottet along with Sacha Skarbek. Laurent Wilthien, Matthieu Tosi and Jean Noël Wilthien keyboards. Nottet and Skarbek had scheduled a songwriting session in London, where the singer arrived with written sentences and text. Together, the two "rebuilt everything stone by stone". Lyrically, "On Fire" reflects four personalities, "the charmer, the child, the clown and the lonely melancholy", as Nottet wanted to personify the moods he was in while composing the song. During its first verse, Nottet discusses the emotions of a little boy "too different to belong, too lonely to be strong", while in the second one he switches to a little girl "from a broken family with a silent fantasy".
The singer explores themes of worthlessness as he sings, "he said that falling down, it wouldn’t make a sound". Lyrics from the track's refrain include: "I'm burnin' I'm on fire/Here I am, inside the flames/I don't care anymore, don't need your oxygen/I'm burning in a new way/Here I am, taming the flames/Not afraid anymore/Strong like a warrior". Alongside rebirth, Nottet discusses perseverance asserting that he will "get back up" and "light up like a flare". "On Fire" is directed at the criticism. Nouma Foé, an editor of Chérie FM, interpreted the lyrics of "On Fire" differently: " tell the story of a man abandoned by a woman, who decides to dive straight ahead in hell, ends up losing himself because he lost the love of his life." Musically, the song follows the path of Nottet's past work, incorporating "electronic flourishes and adventurous instrumentation". Starting with a "peaceful" instrumental sequence, "On Fire" has been described as a midtempo, urban-inspired electropop song. In an interview, Nottet revealed that he wanted to create a pop recording that still differed from the material on Selfocracy.
Jonathan Currinn of CelebMix praised Nottet's "near-perfect" and emotional vocal delivery in "On Fire", while commending the lyrical content. PureMédias's Yohann Ruelle likened the urban influences in the song to those presented in "Doctor", while Julien Goncalves of the same publication noticed similarities between "On Fire" and the music of Australian singer Sia. Antranig Shokayan, writing for Wiwibloggs, likened the lyrical message of "On Fire" to the themes explored on Nottet's Selfocracy to "Million Eyes". Commercially, "On Fire" reached number ten in Wallonia and number eight on the Flemish Ultratip, an extension to the main Ultratop ranking. Nottet performed "On Fire" several times, he first appeared on Radio Contact on 6 December 2018 to sing the track, the following day on MNM, Madmoizelle Music, NRJ Belgium. That month, Nottet performed "On Fire" on Virgin Radio. An accompanying music video directed by Skarbek was uploaded onto Nottet's YouTube channel on 7 December 2018, was teased through a series of 87 images on his Instagram, forming a comic based on the clip's plot.
It takes place in what was described by a reviewer as an "imaginary and rather strange world". For the music video, the singer changed his hair color to blonde, saying: "I just wanted to change, to have a new look for a new project in my personal career."The visual starts with Nottet and fellow background dancers walking through a hallway filled with balloons, which leads to a room decorated with silver material. They perform choreography as four people wearing black suits enter the room, carrying a faux dragon which blows fire at them. Nottet and his dancers collapse to the ground, but after performing another set of choreography around the faux dragon, the singer reaches for it and puts his right hand over its jaws. Lola Maroni of Purebreak called the video "hyper artistic" and wrote that it moved away from the reality presented in Nottet's past work to focus more on the fictitious. In an interview, the singer labelled it a risky release due to the difference to his other videos, recalling that "it either works or it breaks."
He elaborated on the clip's message: "The clip [
The Facultad de Derecho is the Law School of the National University of Rosario, is located in the former Palace of Justice Building, a Rosario landmark and a National Historic Monument. On June 27, 1959, an institution for the teaching of law was created in Rosario, as a result of the demands made by the law students from Rosario who had to travel daily to Santa Fe, located 170 km to the north, in order to attend classes; this institution was part of the National University of the Littoral, based in the city of Santa Fe. On February 15, 1967, Resolution Nº 75 was passed by Dr. Carlos María Gelly y Obes, the national Education Minister, by which the "institution for the teaching of law" became the Law School, it was still part of Santa Fe's National University of the Littoral. The Universidad Nacional de Rosario was created by law N° 17.987, passed on November 29, 1968, began operating on December 16 of the same year. Shortly after, on March 15, 1969, the National Government passed decree N° 1528, creating the School of Law and Political Sciences of Rosario and incorporating it into the Universidad Nacional de Rosario instead of Santa Fe's Universidad Nacional del Litoral.
Students of political sciences and of law attended classes together until 1974, when the students of political sciences were given their own building. Since the law school has been called the Law School of Rosario; the law program is divided into an introductory course of three months, a basic cycle of 1 year, the advanced cycle, the backbone of the program and takes around 5 years to complete. After passing all of the different stages, the student becomes a lawyer; the School of Law offers post-graduate courses for other degrees and certifications, such as Notary public, Doctorate in Law, several specific Master's degrees. UNR's Law school web site UNR's web site
The Human Boundaries is a documentary film on the life of the Hindu refugees from Pakistan. A group of 152 Pakistani Hindus entered India on 2011 with a one-month tourist visa, they came to take refuge from the various religious persecutions they had to face in Pakistan. The group which has a majority of children and women are now sheltered in a camp on the outskirts of New Delhi, but now their visa is facing deportation. Various organizations are fighting for the basic human rights of these people at the political and judicial level, their story is a grim reminder of all those lives caught up in no man’s land. As more boundaries are drawn across the human conscience, we failed to realize that humanity has always suffered; the film was shot in a restricted and sensitive environment inside the refugee camp in a short span of 3 days with the use of minimal filming equipments. This documentary traces the difficulties they had to face in Pakistan, their life inside the camp and their hopes for tomorrow.
The film, certified with a "U/V" certificate by the censor board. The film has a distribution contract from a US Company called Commodity Films for worldwide distribution through online and offline media; the documentary has created a strong news buzz and has been screened in different parts of the country after its premiere in the Delhi University. The film went on a national film tour across the United States, with screenings in 12 different cities. During the film tour the film made its presence in the US Capitol, Offices of Senators and Congressmen, Office of USCIRF and Human Rights Commission, US State Department, media, public libraries, community centers etc; the film is scheduled to tour Europe in 2013, with screenings in 12 major cities. The film will be screened in some of the major universities across UK during this European tour. Won the first runner-up for "Best Documentary" in Cinematheque 2012, a film festival conducted by the prestigious St. Xavier’s College in association with the Xaverian Film Academy in Kolkata.
Screened at the International Human Rights Conference in New Delhi. The film has been screened in more than 10 major cities across India and these screenings were attended by many distinguished film makers & social activists. IMDb Page A Passion That Broke Boundaries Dissolving Human Boundaries
Jacques Corrèze was a French businessman and politician. He was the chief executive officer of the United States-based operation of L'Oréal for the Americas, the world's leading company in cosmetics and beauty products, he was the secretary of Eugène Deloncle. Corrèze was a member of a violent fascist-leaning and anti-communist group. During its early period, Eugène Schueller, founder of L'Oreal, provided financial support and held meetings for La Cagoule at L'Oréal headquarters. During the Second World War both Jacques Corrèze and Eugene Schueller, as well as many other L'Oreal executives, were active supporters of the Vichy regime; when the Gestapo raided Deloncle's home, killed him and injured gravely his son Louis Deloncle, Corrèze was present but escaped. He married Deloncle's widow, Mercedes Deloncle. After the war Corrèze was convicted of a number of crimes, sentenced to ten years in prison in France, he was released after serving five years and shortly thereafter became a senior executive at L'Oréal and Chairman of Cosmair, a private U.
S. company and the sole licensee of L'Oreal in the United States. Corrèze was in charge of negotiations with Arab governments to illegally comply with the Arab League Bureau of Economic Boycott requests, after the Arab League began a boycott of L'Oréal when it was revealed that the group had acquired Helena Rubinstein Incorporated, a company with a manufacturing plant in Israel. Jacques Corrèze was under investigation by the Office of Special Investigations in 1991 for his active participation in antisemitic acts and for his membership of the anti-communist Légion des volontaires français. Forced to leave the United States, he died of pancreatic cancer a week in Paris, aged 79, his wife died three years earlier. L'Oréal Eugène Schueller Liliane Bettencourt André Bettencourt La Cagoule Michael Bar-Zohar, Bitter Scent: The Case of L'Oréal, the Arab Boycott, Dutton Books, London, 1996, pp. 264. Forbes article on L'Oréal Forbes article on Liliane Bettencourt at the Wayback Machine Book Review of Bitter Scent