Dornier Flugzeugwerke was a German aircraft manufacturer founded in Friedrichshafen in 1914 by Claude Dornier. Over the course of its long lifespan, the company produced many designs for both the civil and military markets. Dornier Metallbau, Dornier Flugzeugwerke took over Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen production facilities when it failed in 1923. Dornier was well known between the two world wars as a manufacturer of large, all-metal flying boats and of land based airliners; the record-breaking 1924 Wal was used on many long distance flights and the Do X set records for its immense size and weight. Dornier's successful landplane airliners, including the Komet and Merkur which were used by Lufthansa and other European carriers during the 1920s and early 30s. Dornier built its aircraft outside Germany during much of this period due to the restrictions placed on German aircraft manufacturers by the Treaty of Versailles: locations included Altenrhein, Switzerland, 12km from Zeppelin's Lindau location.
Foreign factories licence-building Dornier products included CMASA and Piaggio in Italy, CASA in Spain, Kawasaki in Japan, Aviolanda in the Netherlands. Once the Nazi government came to power and abandoned the treaty's restrictions, Dornier resumed production in Germany; the success of the Wal family encouraged the development of derivatives, of more advanced successors, such as the Do 18, Do 24 which saw service in several armed forces, including German, into World War II. Dornier's most important World War II military aircraft design was the Do 17, nicknamed The Flying Pencil, it first flew in 1934 as a mailplane for Lufthansa but due to its narrow fuselage it was not commercially viable and was passed over. Dornier developed it further as a military aircraft, with a prototype bomber flying in 1935, in 1937 it was used in by the German Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War. Production continued in Germany and it was developed to fill multiple roles for the Luftwaffe; as a medium bomber it saw service during the early part of World War II during the Battle of Britain.
It was developed into a nightfighter to counter the RAF bomber offensive. Dornier developed the similar looking Do 217 from the Do 17 but it was a larger and new design. Dornier developed the fastest piston-engined fighter of the war, the twin-engined Do 335, too late to see service. After WWII aircraft production was again forbidden in Germany, Dornier relocated to Spain and to Switzerland where the firm provided aeronautical consultancy services until returning to Germany in 1954. Post-war, Dornier re-established itself with successful small STOL Do 28 transports. In 1974 it joined in a joint venture with French aircraft manufacturers Dassault-Breguet to develop the Alpha Jet. In 1983, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited bought a production licence for the Dornier Do 228 and manufactured the aircraft for the Asian market sphere. By 2013 a total of 117 Dornier DO-228 aircraft had been produced by HAL with plans to build 20 more during 2013-14. In 1985, Dornier became a member of the Daimler-Benz group integrating its aeronautic assets with the parent company.
As part of this transaction, Lindauer Dornier GmbH was spun off, creating a separate, family-owned firm, concentrating on textile machinery design and manufacturing. The rest of the company was split into several subsidiaries for defence, satellites and aircraft. In 1996, the majority of Dornier Aircraft was acquired by Fairchild Aircraft, forming Fairchild Dornier; this company became insolvent in early 2002. Production of its 328 Jet was acquired by US company Avcraft. Asian groups continued to show interest in its 728 version in August 2004, but production had not restarted; the other subsidiaries became part of the EADS. Dornier Medtech manufactures medical equipment, such as the Dornier S lithotriptor, HM3, Compact Delta to treat kidney stones. Dornier MedTech manufactures laser devices for a wide range of applications; the Dornier family have project, the Dornier Seastar. It is a turboprop-powered amphibious aircraft built of composite materials; this was developed by Claudius Dornier Jr. Dornier Gs Precursor to Wal destroyed by Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control Dornier Do A Libelle Dornier Spatz Landplane version of Do A Dornier Do B Merkur Development of Do C Dornier Do C Komet Dornier Do C 2, 3, 4 Fighter unrelated to earlier Do C, redesignated Do 10 Dornier Do D Dornier Do E Dornier Do F Dornier Do G Grief Dornier Do H Falke Dornier Do I Dornier Do J Wal Dornier Do K Dornier Do L Delphin Dornier Do N Design for Japanese as Kawasaki Ka 87 Dornier Do O Wal Custom built version of Do J Dornier Do P Dornier Do R.2 and R.4 Superwal Dornier Do S Dornier Do T Dornier Do U Dornier Do X Dornier Do Y Additional unbuilt projects include 3 different Schneider Trophy racers from 1924, 1928 and 1931 and a large multi-engine seaplane similar to the Do X with engines buried in the wings.
Salvator Rosa was an Italian Baroque painter and printmaker, active in Naples and Florence. As a painter, he is best known as "unorthodox and extravagant" as well as being a "perpetual rebel" and a proto-Romantic. Rosa was born in Arenella, at that time in the outskirts of Naples, on either June 20 or July 21, 1615, his mother was a member of one of the Greek families of Sicily. His father, Vito Antonio de Rosa, a land surveyor, urged his son to become a lawyer or a priest, entered him into the convent of the Somaschi Fathers, yet Salvator showed a preference for the arts and secretly worked with his maternal uncle Paolo Greco to learn about painting. He soon transferred himself to the tutelage of his brother-in-law Francesco Fracanzano, a pupil of Ribera, afterward to either Aniello Falcone, a contemporary of Domenico Gargiulo, or to Ribera; some sources claim. At the age of seventeen, his father died, he continued apprenticeship with Falcone. In that studio, it is said that Lanfranco took notice of his work, advised him to relocate to Rome, where he stayed from 1634–36.
Returning to Naples, he began painting haunting landscapes, overgrown with vegetation, or jagged beaches and caves. Rosa was among the first to paint "romantic" landscapes, with a special turn for scenes of picturesque turbulent and rugged scenes peopled with shepherds, seamen, soldiers; these early landscapes were sold cheaply through private dealers. He returned to Rome in 1638–39, where he was housed by Cardinal Francesco Maria Brancaccio, bishop of Viterbo. For the Chiesa Santa Maria della Morte in Viterbo, Rosa painted his first and one of his few altarpieces, the Incredulity of Thomas. While Rosa had a facile genius at painting, he pursued a wide variety of arts: music, writing and acting. In Rome, he befriended Claude Lorrain. During a Roman carnival play he wrote and acted in a masque, in which his character bustled about Rome distributing satirical prescriptions for diseases of the body and more of the mind. In costume, he inveighed against the farcical comedies acted in the Trastevere under the direction of Bernini.
While his plays were successful, this activity gained him powerful enemies among patrons and artists, including Bernini himself, in Rome. Around 1640, he accepted an invitation from Giovanni Carlo de' Medici to relocate to Florence, where he stayed until 1649. Once there, Rosa sponsored a combination of studio and salon of poets and painters—the so-called Accademia dei Percossi. To the rigid art milieu of Florence, he introduced his canvases of wild landscapes. Another painter poet, Lorenzo Lippi, shared with Rosa the hospitality of the cardinal and the same circle of friends. Lippi encouraged him to proceed with the poem Il Malmantile Racquistato, he was well acquainted with Ugo and Giulio Maffei, was housed with them in Volterra, where he wrote four satires Music, Poetry and War. About the same time he painted his own portrait, now in London. A passage in one of his satires suggests that he sympathized with the 1647 insurrection led by Masaniello—whose portrait he painted, though not from life.
Rosa's tempestuous art and reputation as a rebel gave rise to a popular legend—recounted in a biography of Rosa published in 1824 by Sydney, Lady Morgan—that Rosa lived with a gang of bandits and participated in the uprising in Naples against Spanish rule. Although these activities cannot be conveniently dovetailed into known dates of his career, in 1846 a famous romantic ballet about this story titled Catarina was produced in London by the choreographer Jules Perrot and composer Cesare Pugni), he returned to stay in Rome in 1649. Here he focused on large scale paintings, tackling themes and stories unusual for seventeenth-century painters; these included Democritus amid the Tombs, The Death of Socrates, Regulus in the Spiked Cask, Justice Quitting the Earth and the Wheel of Fortune. This last work, with its implication that too foolish artists received rewards that did not match their talent, raised a storm of controversy. Rosa, endeavouring at conciliation, published a description of its meaning.
It was about this time. His criticisms of Roman art culture won him several enemies. An allegation arose that his published satires were not his own, but Rosa vehemently denied the charges, it may be possible that literary friends in Florence and Volterra coached him about the topic of his satires, while the compositions of which remained nonetheless his own. To confute his detractors he wrote the last of the series, entitled Envy. Among the pictures of his last years were the admired Battlepiece and Saul and the Witch of Endor now in the Musée du Louvre, painted in 40 days, full of longdrawn carnage, with ships burning in the offing. While occupied with a series of satirical portraits, to be closed by one of himself, Rosa was assailed by dropsy, he died a half year later. In his last moments he married a Florentine named Lucrezia, who had borne him two sons, one of them surviving him, his tomb is in Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, where a portrait of him has bee
Dream Too Much is the debut solo studio album by Amy Lee, lead singer of the American rock band Evanescence. The children's album was written with multiple members of her immediate family, was released through Amazon Prime on September 30, 2016. Videos for each song have been released via Amazon Video, with the animated music video for "Dream Too Much" being inspired by her two-year-old son, Jack Lion Hartzler. Lee revealed that she had thought that she would not have enough time to work on music as a mother, but noticed that motherhood gave her "a showering of inspiration and fuel". Thus, Lee revealed that except for the everyday errands, she still had time to be creative and record music for Dream Too Much. Aside from the original songs written for the album, Lee covered Ben King's "Stand By Me" and "Hello, Goodbye" by The Beatles. A writer with Loudwire noted the broader reach of these songs which could appeal to adult listeners as well
NASA Astronaut Group 20 saw the training of nine mission specialists, five international mission specialists to become NASA astronauts. These 14 astronauts began training in August 2009 and graduated as astronauts on 4 November 2011. Serena M. AuñónFlight Engineer, Expedition 56/57 Jeanette J. Epps Jack D. FischerFlight Engineer, Expedition 52/53 Michael S. HopkinsFlight Engineer, Expedition 37/38 Future Flight, First operational flight of Dragon 2 Kjell N. LindgrenFlight Engineer, Expedition 44/45 Kathleen RubinsFlight Engineer, Expedition 48/49 Scott D. TingleFlight Engineer, Expedition 54/55 Mark T. Vande HeiFlight Engineer, Expedition 53/54 Gregory R. WisemanFlight Engineer, Expedition 40/41 Jeremy Hansen, Canada Norishige Kanai, Japan Flight Engineer, Expedition 54/55 Takuya Onishi, Japan Flight Engineer, Expedition 48/49 David Saint-Jacques, CanadaFlight Engineer, Expedition 58/59 Kimiya Yui, Japan Flight Engineer, Expedition 44/45 List of astronauts by selection NASA Astronaut Group 21 Current astronauts page Retired astronauts page Foreign astronauts page Payload specialist astronauts page
The Ramshorn is a former church building located on Ingram Street in the Merchant City area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is home to SCILT, Scotland's National Centre for Languages and the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools, both centres within the University of Strathclyde; the building is owned by the University, which bought the church in 1983 and used it as a theatre and performance space from 1992 until 2011. The former church building sits within the Ramshorn Cemetery, one of Glasgow's oldest burial grounds; the Ramshorn was built as St David's Parish Church in 1824, replacing a church that had stood on the site since 1720. Now a category A listed building, it was designed by English architect Thomas Rickman in the Gothic Revival style; this was the only Scottish church. Many of the stained-glass windows in the building are J J Kier of Glasgow, they depict stories from the New Testament. Known popularly as the Ramshorn Kirk, the church was in a wealthy and sought after area of Glasgow at the time.
As such you will find many prominent Glaswegians buried in the surrounding Ramshorn Cemetery, including industrialist David Dale, tobacco merchants Andrew Buchanan and John Glassford. Pierre Emile L'Angelier is buried in the graveyard, he is the victim in the 1857 Madeleine Smith murder case. The exterior of the building features a plaque to Sir John A MacDonald, the first prime minister of Canada, born in the parish. You will find plaques to Professor John Anderson, natural philosopher and founder of the institution that would become the University of Strathclyde, his grandfather John Anderson, minister at the Ramshorn Church; the University of Strathclyde bought the church in 1983 and commissioned Page/Park Architects to convert it into a theatre and performing arts space. It operated as a theatre and performance space from 1992 to 2011. In May 2018, plans were submitted by the University of Strathclyde to Glasgow City Council to renovate the former theatre into offices and an exhibition area.
The Ramshorn reopened in September 2019 as the home of SCILT, Scotland's National Centre for Languages and the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools, based within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Strathclyde. SCILT, Scotland’s National Centre for Languages Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Strathclyde University of Strathclyde
Søren Kragh-Jacobsen is a Danish film director and songwriter. He was one of the founders and practitioners of the Dogme95 project, for creating films without artificial technology or techniques. Kragh-Jacobsen started out as a popular musician before attending film school in Prague. After returning to Denmark, he co-wrote television productions, he became one of the developers of the avant-garde film-making project Dogme95, based on creating films based only on reality, without artificial lighting and technology. His first feature film was Wanna See My Beautiful Navel?. This was followed by the successful Rubber Tarzan, Emma's Shadow, Shower of Gold, The Boys from St. Petri, The Island on Bird Street, his international break-through, dogme No. 3 Mifune's Last Song, Skagerrak. Mifune's Last Song won the Silver Bear – Special Jury Prize at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival. Skagerrak was entered into the 25th Moscow International Film Festival, he has done some commercials and Danish/Swedish TV series.
Acclaimed internationally, he has received several major awards for his work, including the Memorial François Truffaut Award/Giffoni, an Emmy for The Island on Bird Street and a Silver Bear at the Berlinale film festival in Berlin for Mifune's Last Song. The Boys from St. Petri was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. Kragh-Jacobsen is married to musician Cæcilie Nordgreen, they live in Copenhagen with their two children. Søren Kragh-Jacobsen on IMDb Søren Kragh-Jacobsen in the Danish Film Database Søren Kragh-Jacobsen in the film database danskefilm.dk