Heriberto Rojas Herrera is a former Costa Rican footballer who played his entire career for Deportivo Saprissa, during the 1960s and 1970s. He was a courageous, strong defender, with a great sense of leadership, always felt by his teammates in both Saprissa and the Costa Rica national football team. Herrera played 17 years for Saprissa, he won 11 national championships with Saprissa and was a key element in the legendary team that won six national championships in a row during the 70s, during which he led the defence. Rojas played 4 games for Costa Rica in the 1974 FIFA World Cup qualifying rounds, he played at the NORCECA tournament in 1969. During his football career, Rojas worked at the Instituto Nacional de Seguros. After retiring from football, he worked as an insurance agent for Megaseguros, he is married and has two children
R2B: Return to Base is a 2012 South Korean aviation action drama film loosely based on the critically acclaimed 1986 film Top Gun. The film stars Shin Se-kyung and Yoo Jun-sang in lead roles, it was is a remake of Shin Sang-ok's 1964 film Red Scarf. It is about a talented, yet troublemaking, elite air force pilot, demoted to a combat flying unit, it was released on 15 August 2012. Republic of Korea Air Force was involved to support filming; the film was the final acting project for Rain, before he enlisted to serve his mandatory military service in October after filming wrapped in September 2011. The film is known under the alternate titles Black Eagle and Soar Into the Sun. Captain Jung Tae-yoon, a South Korean Air Force pilot in the Black Eagles aerobatic team, performs a cocky and dangerous maneuver during an air show on a T-50 ) and undergoes repercussion such as being transferred to the 21st Fighter Wing, a combat unit flying the F-15K strike fighter. There he meets the unit's own top gun.
The two come into conflict since Tae-hun is free-spirited, whereas Cheol-hee plays by the rules. During a routine flight, the squadron encounter a group of North Korean MiG-29s, one of which performs dangerous maneuvers, startling the South Korean pilots in the process; when a defecting North Korean MiG-29 is caught via radar, Tae-Hun and his wingmen Dae-Seo are tasked to escort the defector to their base. However, another MiG-29, the same that encountered the F-15s earlier, is detected crossing the border; the enemy is given the order to engage the F-15s. Despite being fired upon, Dae-Seo and Tae-Hun are denied permission to engage per rules of engagement. Matters get worse when the MiG enters the city and starts to attack civilians as well as performing a deadly maneuver, causing glass shrapnel from the damaged skyscraper to rain down on terrified civilians; the leader joins the squadron but is strictly advised to not open fire on the enemy while flying over a populated area. Using this to his advantage, the enemy takes another shot at Dae-Soo, dealing more critical damage to his plane such as shooting off his vertical stabilizer.
Dae-Soo ejects his co-pilot, Seok-Hyeong, unconscious from g-forces. Despite the please from his wingmen to eject, Dae-seo remains in the cockpit to swerve his damaged jet from crashing into a populated area. Time runs out for Dae-Soo and is killed when his plane crashes into a mountain near the DMZ. Distraught by his wingmen’s demise, the leader beseeches the order to return fire and avenge his fallen comrade but is again denied as the enemy had crossed the DMZ, leaving South Korea territory; the squadron returns to base devastated. Tae-hun angrily confronts the leader in the squadron locker room for having not fired on the enemy before he took the chance to shoot down Dae-Seo; the leader assertively reprimands Tae-Hun for acting harsh upon emotions. The heated exchange of words grow into a fist fight between the two. Distressed, the leader admits. Tae-hun leaves outraged. Dae-seo’s fiancée, a copilot in the squadron, finds a wedding ring in her locker along with a love note written by Dae-Seo.
A memorial is held for Dae-Seo. Meanwhile, officials of the South Korean armed forces with US military personnel in receiving intel that the battalion under Rogue general Kang Sang Yeol are preparing a Taepodong missile for launch with the target being the United States; the American commanding officer informs officials of the South that he has given the order for a B-2 spirit to launch a preemptive strike against the North. The South Korean Minister of Defense adds that a rescue mission is being planned to rescue the co-pilot who ejected into North Korean territory during the incident but is told off by the US officer who states that any operation outside of the US-ROK command cannot be permitted. Back the base, Tae-hun attempts to implement the mission himself on his aircraft but is held back by his ground crew who explain that doing so cannot be permitted. Aware of this matter, the squadron commander arrests him for insubordination. Minister Kim consults with the squadron commander and the flight leader to plan their own operation to rescue Seok-Hyeong and destroy the air base under the rogue North Korean officer.
The squadron commander decides to have Tae-Hun released and assigns him to the mission. Determined to avoid raising awareness, the commander assigns only two aircraft, one being an F-15K, to be piloted by the leader; the other being a FA-50 which Tae-Hun is assigned to. Tae-hun’s mechanic bids him good luck and urges him to return alive. Come sun rise, the squadron takes to the skies while a squadron of ROKAF UH-60s embark on their SAR mission to recover Seok-Hyeong from North Korean territory; the squadron commander assigns orders through a 737 AWACS aircraft. The US officer is informed of the operation and confronts Minister Kim and vehemently states that he cannot make the decision to launch the operation. In response, Minister Kim angrily states that the mission is his “country’s affair”. A rescue mission is sent, with South Korean air force pararescue in armed Blackhawk helicopters supported by a strike package involving a KAI T-50 and F-15s armed with Mavericks, JDAMS and Sidewinders; the F-15 pilots manage to down the rogue MiG-29 which earlier attacked Seoul and restore the honour of their country and their squadron.
The rescue mission and a strike against a nuclear silo are a success, the T-50 is lost while trying to evad
The METLIN Metabolite and Chemical Entity Database is the largest repository of experimental tandem mass spectrometry data acquired from standards. The tandem mass spectrometry information on over 450,000 compounds is provided to facilitate the identification of chemical entities from tandem mass spectrometry experiments. In addition to identification of known molecules it is very useful for identifying unknowns using its similarity searching technology. All tandem mass spectrometry data comes from the experimental analysis of standards at multiple collision energies and in both positive and negative ionization modes. METLIN serves as a data management system to assist in metabolite and chemical entity identification by providing public access to its repository of comprehensive MS/MS metabolite data. An annotated list of known compounds including metabolites and other chemical entities through their mass, chemical formula, structure are available on the METLIN website; each molecule is linked to outside resources such as the Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes for further reference and inquiry.
Available MS/MS data are expanding continuously. The METLIN database was developed and is maintained by the Siuzdak laboratory at The Scripps Research Institute. Since its initial implementation in 2005, the available METLIN website has collected comments and suggestions for improvements from users in the biotechnology and academic communities resulting in a dynamic and functionally useful metabolomics and chemical identification technology; the improved interface allows researchers to search the database and characterize metabolites and other compounds through features such as accurate mass and multiple fragment searching, neutral loss and full spectrum search capabilities. The powerful similarity searching is a feature introduced in 2010; these features are designed to facilitate the value of their metabolomics MS and MS/MS data and expedite the identification process of both known and unknown molecules. The METLIN database is implemented in the cloud to enable users from all over the world to have access.
In addition to enhancements to the data structure, METLIN is designed to search tandem mass spectrometry data, precursor mass, chemical formulas, compound names among other search capabilities. The tandem MS high-resolution ESI-QTOF MS/MS data on now over 450,000 distinct chemical entities, includes mass spectral collision-induced dissociation data at four different collision energies, in both positive and negative ionization modes. Official website
Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park is a state park in the western Antelope Valley in Southern California; the park protects mature stands of Joshua trees and California juniper trees in their western Mojave Desert habitat. The park is located in northern Los Angeles County, 20 miles west of downtown Lancaster and about 5 miles from the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve; the site was donated to the state by Arthur "Archie" Ripley, preserves a remnant of Joshua/juniper woodland which once grew in great abundance throughout the valley. Today only remnant parcels of this woodland community remain in the valley, much of the rest having been cleared for farming and some rather esoteric uses — directions for nighttime automobile travelers in the first half of the 20th century and pulp for newspaper usage; the 566-acre property was acquired in 1993. The Joshua tree played an important part in the cultural history of the Antelope Valley, providing a vital source of food and fiber materials for the Native Americans that inhabited the region.
The Junipers in the park were the subject of botanical research by the late Otis M. Stark, a Lancaster wildflower photographer and local historian, among the volunteers who helped establish trails through the park. List of California state parks Natural history of the Mojave Desert Protected areas of the Mojave Desert California State Parks: official Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park website https://obittree.com/obituary/us/california/lancaster/halley-olsen-murphy-funerals-and-cremations/milt-stark/2773684/
Wojciech Tomasz Szczęsny is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Serie A club Juventus and the Poland national team. After starting his club career at Legia Warsaw, Szczęsny signed for Arsenal in 2006, where he made his professional debut in 2009. After a spell on loan with Brentford the following season, he became the capital club's first choice goalkeeper, winning two FA Cups and being the joint recipient of the 2013–14 Premier League Golden Glove with Petr Čech, he subsequently went on two consecutive season-long loans to Italian club Roma in 2015, where his performances earned him a move to reigning league champions Juventus in 2017. After serving as a back-up to Gianluigi Buffon in his first season, during which he won a domestic double, he inherited the starting spot from the departed Buffon the following season, winning his second Serie A title. At international level, Szczęsny has earned more than 40 caps for Poland since his debut in 2009, was included in the nation's squad as it co-hosted UEFA Euro 2012 later taking part at UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Szczęsny was born in Warsaw. He is the son of Maciej Szczęsny, a professional goalkeeper, having played for Legia Warszawa, Widzew Łódź, Polonia Warsaw and Wisła Kraków, along with seven games for the Poland national team. Szczęsny trained at Agrykola Warsaw as a young player. In 2006, Szczęsny joined the Arsenal youth set-up, progressing to the reserve team during the 2008–09 season. In November 2008, he lost his balance while lifting a heavy weight and both his forearms were fractured, causing him to miss five months. Szczęsny appeared on the first team bench for the first time during the Premier League match against Stoke City on 24 May 2009, remaining unused as the team concluded their season with a 4–1 victory at the Emirates Stadium. At the start of the 2009–10 season, Szczęsny was promoted to the senior squad and given the number 53. On 22 September 2009, he made his first team debut in the Football League Cup third round, keeping a clean sheet in a 2–0 home win against West Bromwich Albion.
In December 2009, manager Arsène Wenger revealed that he and the rest of Arsenal's coaching staff had high hopes for Szczęsny, saying, "We have identified Wojciech as a future great, great goalkeeper." A month he added, "I believe in him that he will one day be Arsenal's number one. He has all the qualities you want from a goalkeeper." What a joke! Andy Scott sacked?! He is a fantastic manager and Brentford will pay the price for his sacking I'm afraid. 3 Feb 2011 Just to remind you... Brentford were struggling in League Two when AS took over! He is the only reason why Brentford is in League One! 3 Feb 2011 On 20 November 2009, Szczęsny joined League One team Brentford on a month's loan. He saved a second-half penalty in a 1 -- 0 loss to Wycombe Wanderers. Szczęsny completed his fifth game for Brentford on 12 December 2009, where he made a number of saves to keep out Leeds United and was given the Man of the Match award. On 22 December, Arsenal agreed to extend the loan for a second month until 17 January 2010, until 31 January.
It was extended until 31 May. In April, Brentford manager Andy Scott said, "His performances suggest that he would not be out of place in the Championship or the Premier League, it has reached the stage where when he lets in a goal we wonder why he hasn't saved it." One year after Scott was sacked as Brentford manager, Szczęsny criticized the club on Twitter, hoped that Scott would not be unemployed for long. In February 2015, Szczęsny was named as Brentford's "Keeper of the Decade" in a club poll. On 27 October 2010, Szczęsny made his second appearance for Arsenal in the League Cup, keeping a clean sheet against Newcastle United at St James' Park and stopping numerous attempts from Newcastle players, he signed a new long-term contract on 11 November 2010, thanking both his father and his goalkeeping coach Josh Phelan for helping him progress in his breakthrough season. Szczęsny made his Premier League debut in the 1–0 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford on 13 December 2010, deputising for Łukasz Fabiański and Manuel Almunia, who both missed the match through injury.
On 8 January 2011, he started the FA Cup third-round match against Leeds United. The following weekend, Szczęsny kept his first league clean sheet in a 3–0 win over West Ham United at Upton Park. Following Szczęsny's form after playing consecutive Premier League matches, Arsène Wenger confirmed that he would remain Arsenal's first choice goalkeeper, stating, "he's done nothing for me to take him out." On 16 February, Szczęsny made his UEFA Champions League debut against Barcelona at the Emirates Stadium, making saves in a 2–1 victory. On 27 February, Szczęsny let in a last-minute Birmingham City winner in the League Cup Final. In July 2011, Szczęsny expressed his desire to continue as Arsenal's first choice goalkeeper for the rest of his career, he played a half in each of Arsenal's pre-season games on their tour of China. Szczęsny was assigned the number 13 jersey worn by Alexander Hleb and Jens