Riverplace station is a station of the Jacksonville Skyway in Jacksonville, Florida. It is located at the corner of Mary Street and Flagler Avenue in the Southbank area of Downtown Jacksonville, it is near Riverplace Tower. The Riverplace station was developed as part of the Jacksonville Skyway's Southbank segment, begun in 1995, which carried the Skyway over the St. Johns River via the Acosta Bridge; the Riverplace and Kings Avenue stations opened on November 1, 2000, completing the Southbank segment as well as Phase I of the Skyway's development. As such, these stations are the most recent additions to the system; the station was damaged by fire on the night of March 11, 2009 and was temporarily shut down. After $269,000 in repairs it reopened for October 31, 2009, accommodating the annual Florida–Georgia football game and Halloween; the next stations in the line are San Marco station to the west and Kings Avenue station to the east. The station is near the Riverplace Tower office tower and several other commercial and residential buildings.
Zenit is a family of space launch vehicles designed by the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau in Dnipro, part of the Soviet Union. Zenit was built in the 1980s for two purposes: as a liquid rocket booster for the Energia rocket and, equipped with a second stage, as a stand-alone middle-weight launcher with a payload greater than the 7 tonnes of the Soyuz but smaller than the 20 tonnes payload of the Proton; the last rocket family developed in the USSR, the Zenit was intended as an eventual replacement for the dated R-7 and Proton families, it would employ propellants which were safer and less toxic than the Proton's nitrogen tetroxide/UDMH mix. Zenit was planned to take over crewed spaceship launches from Soyuz, but these plans were abandoned after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Zenit-3SL is launched by the Sea Launch consortium's floating launch platform in the Pacific Ocean and Zenit-2 is launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan; the engines of the Zenit's first and second stages as well as the upper stage of the Zenit-3SL rocket are supplied by Russia.
There are plans to use an improved Zenit-3SLB rocket for commercial launches from Baikonur Cosmodrome beginning in April 2008. This service is marketed as "Land Launch."Zenit-3SL has launched 36 times with 32 successes, one partial success, three failures. The first failure, the launch of a Hughes-built communications satellite owned by ICO Global Communications, occurred during the second commercial launch on March 12, 2000 and was blamed on a software error that failed to close a valve in the second stage of the rocket; the second failure occurred on January 30, 2007 when the rocket exploded on the Odyssey launch platform, seconds after engine ignition. The NSS-8 communication satellite on board was destroyed. On September 24, 2011 Zenit-3SL launched from the Odyssey launch platform under a renewed Sea Launch project with RSC Energia as the majority stakeholder; the rocket delivered the European communication satellite Atlantic Bird 7 to its planned orbit. On February 1, 2013 another Zenit-3SL failed.
The Zenit-2 was the first Zenit to be designed for use as an orbital carrier rocket. It consists of two stages; the first uses an RD-171 engine, an RD-120 engine powers the second stage. It first flew on 13 April 1985, two years before the Energia, due to delays relating to the Energia's development. Zenit-2 would be certified for crewed launches and placed in specially built launch pad at Baykonur spaceport, carrying the new crewed reusable Zarya spacecraft that developed in end of the 1980s but was canceled. In the 1980s Vladimir Chelomey's firm proposed never realised 15-ton Uragan spaceplane launched by Zenit-2. Two launch facilities were constructed for the Zenit at Baikonour, however the second was only used twice. On October 4, 1990, an attempted launch of a Tselina-2 naval reconnaissance satellite ended in disaster as the booster suffered a first stage engine failure seconds into launch and fell back onto the pad, damaged in the ensuing explosion; the failure was traced to a leak in a LOX line that caused a fire in the thrust section of the booster.
Estimated repair costs were about 45 million rubles, but the collapse of the Soviet Union meant that there were no funds available, so the pad was abandoned. Following two failures in 1991-92 both caused by the second stage, the Zenit was on the verge of being cancelled but a successful flight in November 1992 saved the program; the rate of Zenit launches slowed to a trickle during the 1990s due to the cash-strapped Russian Federation, because of Russia's reluctance to fly military payloads on a booster manufactured in now-independent Ukraine. On May 20, 1997, a launch of a Tselina-2 satellite failed when the first stage shut down 48 seconds into launch; the booster crashed downrange. During the 2000s, Zenit would find a new lease on life as the basis of the international Sea Launch project whereby commercial flights would be undertaken from an offshore launch platform; the basic Zenit booster received several upgrades to the propulsion and avionics systems for Sea Launch as well as a third stage, the first test with a dummy payload was carried out on March 27, 1999.
In October, a Direct TV 1-R satellite was orbited successfully. An ICO F-1 comsat was lost in March 2000 due to a second stage guidance malfunction. There followed eight consecutive successful launches until Apstar 5 in 2004 suffered a premature third stage shutdown that left it in an incorrect orbit, but the satellite's onboard engines corrected it. After nine successful launches, the Zenit produced a repeat performance of the 1990 disaster when on January 30, 2007, the first stage lost thrust and exploded; the flame deflector on the Sea Launch platform sunk into the water. Loose debris had gotten resulting in engine failure. By the late 2000s, the Zenit program at Baikonour would see considerable success. On February 1, 2013, an Intelsat satellite launched from the Sea Launch Odyssey platform in the equatorial Pacific; the nighttime launch performed nominally for about 20 seconds when the first stage abruptly lost thrust. 40 seconds after liftoff, all telemetry data ceased. Subsequent investigation showed that the Zenit had begun deviating from its flight path when the pitch and roll maneuver started.
The onboard computer sensed an abnormal situation and sent an automatic shutdown command to the first stage at T+23 seconds, impact with the ocean occurred about one minute after liftoff. The failure was traced to a defective hydraulic pump that controlled gimbaling of the first stage engines; this resulted in
WBIP is a radio station licensed to Booneville, United States. The station airs a Contemporary Christian format, is owned by Community Broadcasting Services of Mississippi, Inc. WBIP began broadcasting on September 1, 1950, it was owned by E. O. Roden. Elvis Presley was interviewed on the station in February 1955. A country music format was aired in the 1980s. By 1993, southern gospel programming was added. In 1995, the station was sold to Community Broadcasting Services of Mississippi, along with 99.3 WBIP-FM, for $400,000. It became a Real Country affiliate that year. In 1997, the station adopted a sports talk format. By 2003, the station had adopted a classic country format; the station aired southern gospel block programming, which would become its primary format. By 2019, the station had adopted a Christian contemporary format. WBIP is heard on 99.7 MHz, through a translator in Booneville, Mississippi. Query the FCC's AM station database for WBIP Radio-Locator Information on WBIP Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WBIPQuery the FCC's FM station database for W259CP Radio-Locator information on W259CP
Michael L. Nash is a media executive and the Executive Vice President of Digital Strategy at Universal Music Group. Labeled a “visionary” by The Atlantic Monthly, Nash has been a part of the media technology and innovation front for much of his career, between 1994 and 1997, as founder and CEO of Inscape, an interactive entertainment and games publishing joint venture with WMG and HBO that won numerous product awards. In 1996, Entertainment Weekly named him one of multimedia's ten most influential forward-thinking figures. Before that, Nash served as Director of the Criterion Collection, working with directors and artists such as Robert Altman, David Bowie, Terry Gilliam, Louis Malle, Nicolas Roeg and John Singleton. Prior to joining WMG, Nash was Executive Director of the Madison Project, a music industry-first digital distribution trial. In 2006, Nash oversaw Warner Music Group’s partnership with YouTube that led WMG to become the first global media company to embrace monetization of user-generated content.
The partnership established WMG’s model to derive revenue from WMG music videos, which included WMG’s partnership with online video service, Hulu. In 2008, WMG's Atlantic Records was cited by The New York Times as the first major label to report more than half of its U. S. recorded. Nash was responsible for WMG’s renegotiation with YouTube in 2009 that led to the creation of the WMG premium video platform and solidified WMG’s artist-first approach to online video content, including its embrace of social media. In 2010, Nash helped secure WMG’s advertising alliance with MTV Networks. Nash joined Universal Music Group as EVP of Digital Strategy and was named to the Executive Management Board in 2015. Michael Nash made Billboard’s Power 100 list at #60 in 2015, when UMG’s streaming royalties accounted for over half of the company’s digital revenue, he appeared on Billboard’s Digital Power Playlist in 2016. Michael Nash at Universal Music Group
This is a list of people from Rotherham who have become known internationally in different roles and professions. Rotherham is a town in England. Within the West Riding of Yorkshire, Rotherham is 6 miles from Sheffield City Centre and is surrounded by several smaller settlements which together form the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, which together form part of the Sheffield urban area. Baron Ahmed, politician Dean Andrews, actor David Artell, footballer Donald Bailey, civil engineer Gordon Banks, footballer Nick Banks, musician Ian Breckin, footballer Stephen Brogan, footballer Chuckle Brothers, comedians Frank Brown, footballer Bill Burgess channel swimmer Jo Callis, musician Herbert Chapman, football manager Lucy Clarkson, model Felicia Dorothea Kate Dover, arsenic poisoner and died in Rotherham after her release from prison. Dean Downing, cyclist Russell Downing, cyclist Ebenezer Elliott, poet Peter Elliott, athlete Scott Flinders, footballer Charles Sydney Gibbes and monk Dave Godin and musicologist Paul Goodison, Olympic gold medal winning sailor Justine Greening, politician Simon Guy, cricketer William Hague, former leader of the Conservative Party Matt Hamshaw, footballer Paul Harrison, racing driver Edward Heppenstall, theologian Alan Hodgkinson, former England national football team goalkeeper Daniel Howell, research scientist Joe Hunter, cricketer Alf Lee English professional footballer Daisy Makeig-Jones, sculptor David Miedzianik, poet Laurie Millsom, footballer Simon Mottram, entrepreneur Matt Nicholls, musician Lynne Perrie, actress Gervase Phinn, author Frederick Brian Pickering, metallurgist Sandy Powell, comedian Chris Rawlinson, athlete Frazer Richardson, footballer Archbishop Thomas Rotherham and minister Colin Rowe, professor of architecture Ryan Sampson, actor Bishop Robert Sanderson and logician David Seaman, former England national football team goalkeeper Jack P. Shepherd, Coronation Street actor Paul Shane, comedian Ernie Stevenson, footballer Ben Swift, cyclist Trevor Taylor, motor racing driver Raymond Unwin, town planner Colin Walker, footballer Michael Walsh, footballer Howard Webb, football referee Liz White, actress Chris Wolstenholme, musician