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Ariane (rocket family)

Ariane is a series of a European civilian expendable launch vehicles for space launch use. The name comes from the French spelling of the mythological character Ariadne. France first proposed the Ariane project and it was agreed upon at the end of 1973 after discussions between France and the UK; the project was Western Europe's second attempt to develop its own launcher following the unsuccessful Europa project. The Ariane project was code-named L3S; the European Space Agency charged Airbus Defence and Space, with the development of all Ariane launchers and of the testing facilities, while Arianespace, a 32.5% CNES commercial subsidiary created in 1980, handles production and marketing. Arianespace launches Ariane rockets from the Guiana Space Centre at Kourou in French Guiana. Ariane 1 was a three-stage launcher, derived from missile technology; the first two stages used hypergolic propellants and the third stage used cryogenic liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen. Ariane 2–4 were enhancements of the basic vehicle.

The major differences are improved versions of the engines, allowing stretched first- and third-stage tanks and greater payloads. The largest versions can launch two satellites, mounted in the SPELDA adapter; such versions are seen with strap-on boosters. These layouts are designated by suffixes after the generation number. First is the total number of boosters letters designating liquid- or solid-fueled stages. For example, an Ariane 42P is an Ariane 4 with two solid-fuel boosters. An Ariane 44LP has two solid, two liquid boosters, a 44L has four liquid-fuel boosters. Ariane 5 is a nearly complete redesign; the two hypergolic lower stages are replaced with a single LH2/LOX core stage. This simplifies the stack, along with the use of a single core engine; because the core cannot lift its own weight, two solid-fuel boosters are strapped to the sides. The boosters are not reused. There are two versions of the upper stage, one hypergolic and restartable with a single Aestus engine and the other with a HM7B cryogenic engine burning LH2/LOX.

On 4 May 2007, an Ariane 5-ECA rocket set a new commercial payload record, lifting two satellites with a combined mass of 9.4 tonnes. By January 2006, 169 Ariane flights had boosted 290 satellites placing 271 of them on orbit for a total mass of 575,000 kg delivered on orbit. Attesting to the ubiquity of Ariane launch vehicles, France's Cerise satellite, orbited by an Ariane in 1995, struck a discarded Ariane rocket stage in 1996; the incident marked the first verified case of a collision with a piece of catalogued space debris. On February 16, 2011, the 200th Ariane rocket was launched carrying the Johannes Kepler ATV into low Earth orbit and providing International Space Station with supplies. On November 26, 2019, flight number 250 was performed, lifting two communications satellites: TIBA-1 and Inmarsat-5 F5. Cluster launch failure — Ariane 5 Flight 501 Liquid fly-back booster Comparison of orbital launchers families Diamant Europa Vega French space program European Space Agency Arianespace Downloadable paper models of various ESA spacecraft

Cometary Orbital Drive to 2199

Cometary Orbital Drive to 2199 is an album by Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U. F. O. Released by Nod and Smile in 2013 which includes three new versions of Cometary Orbital Drive, a song they perform live; the album was released with both formats limited to 500 copies each. Tsuyama Atsushi - bass Shimura Koji - drums Higashi Hiroshi - synthesizer Tabata Mitsuru - guitar, guitar synthesizer Kawabata Makoto - guitar, makototronics Yamamoto Seiichi - guitar on Cometary Orbital Drive To 2200 Kawabata Makoto - production and mixing Yoshida Tatsuya - engineering on Cometary Orbital Drive To 2200 Yoshida Tatsuya - digital mastering Niko Potočnjak - artwork

Teenage pregnancy in South Korea

Teenage pregnancy in Korea carries a lot of stigma resulting in many abortions and adoptions. Few pregnant teens keep the child because, along with stigma, it is difficult for them to get help; the stigma can result in isolation from friends and family, expulsion from school and more. Teenagers are not allowed to make the decision of what to do with the pregnancy because the majority are underage and need their parents consent. Nineteen is the legal age of adulthood. Parents choose abortion or adoption rather than keeping the child if the teenager wanted; some who want to keep the child end up hiding it or planning to run away to avoid the stigma and opinions of those around them. The education about pregnancy was at first virginity education, taught for a few hours throughout elementary school, it was targeting girls to ensure they do not have intercourse before marriage. A large emphasis was put on family values. There was a gap in the sex education about safe sex but now it is in the middle school curriculum.

School was a isolating place for pregnant teenagers because friends isolate them and they faced discrimination from the teachers. When teachers and principals found out about pregnancies they would either tell the student to voluntarily drop out or they would be expelled. After this they therefore could not further their education. Factors have been put in place by the National Human Rights Commission of Korea to prevent punishment of pregnant students in schools. There was a push to educate pregnant teenagers by allowing them to continue school as well as attend classes in shelters. Abortion was criminalized in South Korea except for two occasions: health risk. With this 79% of teenage pregnancies still ended in abortion. Upon finding out the age or unwed status many healthcare providers would suggest choosing abortion or adoption; as compensation there was aid for women when they chose adoptions. There is stigma in the workplace around pregnancy. Pregnant teenagers are more to come from low income families and are not financially stable.

Pregnant women are fired and replaced with someone else. Birth-mothers have a hard time finding work because there is not access to childcare for single mothers; this can result in the family living in shelters. One form of assistance is from the government but it is not much, it is a living wage but has strict requirements for, accepted

Road Rules: The Quest

Road Rules: The Quest is the tenth season of the MTV reality television series Road Rules. It first aired on MTV in 2001, featured six strangers chosen to compete in missions, while living in a RV. In this particular season, the contestants drove their RV to missions in Spain; the season was the first to have a rule where the cast would have to vote a cast member off if the cast failed to meet a certain set of rules pertaining to successful missions completed. This season of Road Rules was the first and only season to be preceded by a casting special in which 27 potential cast members for The Real World and Road Rules spent time together for a week to see how they interacted to be selected for one of the two shows. ^Note 1: At time of filming. Adam returned to the series as part of the alumni cast of Road Rules 2007: Viewers' Revenge. In 2005, Ellen welcomed her first child. Blair Herter married Jessica Chobot on February 18, 2012; the couple's first child, Emerson Roland Herter, was born on March 6, 2013.

Katie married Cory Cooley. In 2015, the couple welcomed their first daughter: Avery Ryan Cooley; this is the only season of Road Rules whose entire cast has at one time or another competed in MTV's spin-off reality series The Real World/Road Rules Challenge. Challenge in bold indicates. Official website at the Wayback Machine Road Rules at

Andy Bey

Andrew W. Bey is an American jazz singer and pianist. Bey has a wide vocal range, with a four-octave baritone voice, he worked on the 1959/1960 television show Startime with Connie Francis, sang for Louis Jordan. At age 17, he formed a trio with his siblings Salome Bey and Geraldine Bey called Andy and the Bey Sisters; the trio went on a 16-month tour of Europe. The jazz trumpeter Chet Baker 1988 documentary Let's Get Lost includes footage of Bey and his sisters delighting a Parisian audience; the trio recorded three albums before breaking up in 1967. Bey worked with Horace Silver and Gary Bartz. In 1973, Bey and Dee Dee Bridgewater were the featured vocalists on Stanley Clarke's album Children of Forever. Bey recorded the album Experience and Judgment, influenced by Indian music, he returned to hard bop, recorded covers of music by non-jazz musicians, such as Nick Drake. In 1976, Bey performed in a theatre production of Adrienne Kennedy's A Rat's Mass directed by Cecil Taylor at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village of Manhattan.

Musicians Rashid Bakr, Jimmy Lyons, Karen Borca, David S. Ware, Raphe Malik performed in the production. Taylor's production combined the original script with a chorus of orchestrated voices used as instruments. Bey's other albums include Ballads, Blues & Bey, Tuesdays in Chinatown, American Song and Ain't Necessarily So, he received the "2003 Jazz Vocalist of the Year" award by the Jazz Journalists Association. His album American Song received a Grammy nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2005. Bey is gay. In 1994, he was diagnosed as HIV-positive, but has continued his career, maintaining a lifestyle that includes yoga and a vegetarian diet. Producer Herb Jordan supported Bey in the resurgence of his recording career, their 1996 recording Ballads, Blues & Bey returned Bey to prominence. 2003: Jazz Vocalist of the Year, Jazz Journalists Association 2005: Grammy nomination, Best Jazz Vocal Album for American Song 2014: NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll, Best Vocal Album for Pages from an Imaginary Life 1974: Experience and Judgment 1991: As Time Goes By 1996: Ballads, Blues & Bey 1998: Shades of Bey 2001: Tuesdays in Chinatown 2003: Chillin' with Andy Bey 2004: American Song 2007: Ain't Necessarily So 2013: The World According to Andy Bey 2014: Pages from an Imaginary Life With Andy and the Bey Sisters 1961: Andy and the Bey Sisters 1964: Now!

Hear! with Jerome Richardson, Kenny Burrell 1965:'Round Midnight with Kenny Burrell, Milt Hinton, Osie JohnsonWith Gary Bartz 1971: Harlem Bush Music - Taifa 1971: Harlem Bush Music - Uhuru 1972: Juju Street Songs 1973: Follow, the Medicine Man With Stanley Clarke 1973: Children of Forever With Gerry Eastman 1995: Songbook With Howard McGhee Orchestra 1966: Cookin' Time With Bob Malach 1995: The Searcher With Grachan Moncur III 1977 Shadows With Mtume Umoja Ensemble 1972: Alkebu-Lan: Land of the Blacks With Duke Pearson 1969: How Insensitive With Max Roach 1968: Members, Don't Git Weary With Horace Silver 1970: That Healin' Feelin': The United States Of Mind / Phase 1 1988: Music to Ease Your Disease 1993: It's Got to Be Funky 1996: Total Response Bey's page on La MaMa Archives Digital Collections Andy Bey & Andy and the Bey Sisters biography by Alex Henderson and album reviews, credits & releases at AllMusic Andy Bey discography, album releases & credits at Discogs

Szekely Flying Dutchman

The Szekely Model V Flying Dutchman is a single seat sport aircraft, built by the aircraft engine manufacturer Szekely in Holland, Michigan in 1928–29. The Flying Dutchman was designed in 1927 at the University of Detroit by professor Peter Altman; the aircraft was marketed by the Niles Aircraft Corporation as the Williams Gold Tip, powered by a three cylinder Anzani engine. The rights were purchased by Szekely to produce the aircraft using its own engine design. An airport was built in Holland to accommodate the company, opening on 28 August 1928, acquiring the name Szekely Airport in 1929. Szekely claimed a production capacity of 24 planes per week, though only 21 aircraft were produced in total; the Szekely company filed for bankruptcy in March 1932, the factory assets were purchased by Michigan Bumper in 1936. The Flying Dutchman is a single place, low wing, open cockpit monoplane with conventional landing gear and a 3-cylinder Szekely engine; the fuselage was made of welded steel tubing with aircraft fabric covering.

A Flying Dutchman was featured in the 1938 film Men with Wings. Niles Aircraft Corporation Williams Gold Tip Anzani 3 cylinder power Szekely Flying Dutchman Szekely SR-3 3 cylinder power Data from AeronauticsGeneral characteristics Crew: 1 Length: 18 ft 6 in Wingspan: 26 ft Gross weight: 850 lb Powerplant: 1 × Szekely SR-3 3 Cylinder Radial, 40 hp Propellers: 2-bladedPerformance Maximum speed: 83 kn Stall speed: 26 kn Aircraft of comparable role and era Ford Flivver