John C. Stennis Space Center

test stands at Stennis Space Center, the A-1 and A-2 stands were built to test and flight-certify the second stage of the Saturn V, the S-II (pronounced "ess two"), the launch vehicle for the Apollo program. The two stands are similar steel and concrete structures are roughly 200 feet tall, and capable of withstanding thrust loads of more than 1 million pounds and temperature of up to 6,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Each test stand can provide liquid Hydrogen (LH2

for the Saturn V second stage, in an all-systems test. This was the first test of a flight-weight S-II stage. The stage, largest and most powerful liquid oxygen-liquid hydrogen stage known, developed one million pounds of thrust from its five Rocketdyne J-2 engines. This test also marked the first operational use of the A-2 stand. MSFC Press Release No. 66-83, Apr. 21, 1966 The first full-duration firing of the S-II flight stage occurred 20 May

1966 when S-II-T test-fired on the A-2 test stand for 354.5 seconds. LOX cutoff sensors initiated cutoff automatically. The firing passed all major test objectives with the exception of the propellant utilization system. This was the fourth static firing of the S-II-T. The stage developed one million pounds of thrust from its five hydrogen-oxygen-powered J-2 engines. MSFC Saturn V Prog. Off., Saturn V QPR, Apr. 1-June 30, 1966, p. 19. :S-II

Marshall Space Flight Center

). For the next five years, von Braun and the German scientists and engineers were primarily engaged in adapting and improving the V-2 missile for U.S. applications; testing was conducted at nearby White Sands Proving Grounds, New Mexico (White Sands Missile Range). Von Braun had long had a great interest in rocketry for space science and exploration. Toward this, he was allowed to use a WAC Corporal rocket as a second stage for a V-2; the combination, called Bumper, reached a record

"Redstone Arsenal Complex Chronology, Part II: Nerve Center of Army Missilery, 1950-62 - Section B: The ABMA AOMC Era, 1956-62" . Redstone Arsenal Historical Information. United States Army In September 1954, von Braun proposed using the Redstone as the main booster of a multi-stage rocket for launching artificial satellites. A year later, a study for Project Orbiter was completed, detailing plans and schedules for a series of scientific satellites. The Army's

official role in the U.S. space satellite program was delayed, however, after higher authorities elected to use the Vanguard rocket (Vanguard (rocket)) then being developed by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). In February 1956, the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) was established; von Braun was the director of the Development Operations Division. One of the primary programs was a , single-stage missile that was started the previous year; intended for both

Granite, Colorado

Colorado mining districts the easily discovered and worked placers were the first big strikes of a typical gold rush. But the free gold supply in stream beds quickly became depleted, and the initial phase was followed by prospecting for veins of lode gold that were the original source of the placer gold. The hills above Granite are pockmarked with numerous old mining tunnels from hard rock mining, evidence of the second stage

+stagecoach+canon+city+to+leadville+&ie utf-8&oe utf-8&aq t&rls org.mozilla:en-US:official&client firefox-a colorado stagecoach canon city to leadville - Google zoeken and north to Denver. Reliable transportation was important to deliver supplies for the growing communities, and the route was used more as a supply and mail route than for transportation of passengers. An old schedule from 1980 with the stage stops from Canyon City

to Leadville shows that the trip was 126 miles and took 26 (jarring) hours. The distance today is 120 miles, illustrating the fact that in these high mountains the routes for passage are very limited. However, with modern-day transportation the trip now takes only about two hours. The distance to Granite was 108 miles and the fare was $13.50 stage-road The stage road from Cañon City to Leadville Colorado Central Magazine

Ashland, Oregon

University . Davidson, pp. 142–44 thumb right The south wing of the Depot Hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places (File:Depot Hotel, South Wing (Ashland, Oregon).jpg), is all that remains of the city's railway heritage.

during the 20th century, and has become an award-winning and internationally-known regional theater company. Peterson, p. 93 Many of Ashland's historic buildings have been preserved and restored. The city has 48 individual structures and 2 historic districts (the Ashland Railroad Addition District and the Downtown District) on the National Register of Historic Places.

to Center Stage: Introduction url http: nr travel ashland intro.htm publisher National Park Service accessdate March 10, 2013 The structures include the Enders Building (home of the Columbia Hotel), which from 1910 to 1928 contained the largest mercantile establishment between Sacramento and Portland.

Deadwood, South Dakota

are killed in an uprising at the White River Ute (White River (Utah)) Indian Reservation in Colorado. Old mining camps that have lost most of their population at some stage of their history, such as Aspen, Colorado; Central City, Colorado; Crested Butte, Colorado; Cripple Creek, Colorado; Deadwood, South Dakota; Marysville, Montana; Oatman, Arizona; Park City, Utah; St. Elmo, Colorado; Tombstone, Arizona; and Virginia City, Montana; are sometimes

photographed the ''Wild West''. He ran a studio in Deadwood, South Dakota. He photographed the Black Hills area, Deadwood, Crow (Crow Tribe) Indians, farmers, miners, railroads, but also Calamity Jane (1885) and the Little Big Horn battlefield (Battle of the Little Bighorn) (1894). thumb left Photo of Battle of the Little Bighorn Little Big Horn battlefield (Image:Littlebighorn HR Locke.jpg) Holliday made his way to Denver, traveling the stage routes and staying at Army outposts

to Big Bend National Park in Texas. Alzada served as a stage stop between Deadwood, South Dakota and Miles City, Montana. In 1876 Hallock married a young mining engineer, Arthur De Wint Foote,

Camrose, Alberta

: index.cfm?PgNm TCE&Params A1ARTA0008242 On August 1, 2009, Billy Currington suffered a concussion at the Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose, Alberta after the stage on which he was performing collapsed during a massive wind storm that also injured Currington's bass guitarist and killed a spectator.

area. Founded in 1908, the paper is now one of many Alberta publications owned by Bowes Publishing, a subsidiary of Sun Media, a Quebecor company. - CEQ3 Camrose Airport Camrose (Camrose, Alberta), Alberta - - CMR6 Camrose St. Mary's Hospital Heliport (List of heliports in Canada#45) Camrose (Camrose, Alberta), Alberta - Mad Bomber Society has played at major music events across Canada including the 2003 Stage 13 in Camrose, Alberta Camrose

in'' ''Claymont, Delaware'' Two probes have been initiated into the collapse of the ''Big Valley Jamboree (w:Big Valley Jamboree)'' stage which killed one person, placed four others in the critical care unit and caused injuries to 75 others in Camrose (w:Camrose, Alberta), Alberta (w:Alberta) located in Canada. Panhandle Productions has brought in independent investigators to determine why the stage collapsed and to collect evidence. Due to the large


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news_detail.asp?NewsID 22334, Generals Seize Power in Mauritanian Coup Mauritanian lawmaker, Mohammed Al Mukhtar, announced that "many of the country's people were supporting the takeover attempt and the government is "an authoritarian regime" and that the president had "marginalized the majority in parliament.", Renegade army officers stage coup, Troops stage 'coup' in Mauritania, Coup under way in Mauritania: president's office In the apparently successful and bloodless coup d'état, Abdallahi daughter, Amal Mint Cheikh Abdallahi said: "The security agents of the BASEP (Presidential Security Battalion) came to our home and took away my

Lead, South Dakota

in the Black Hills of northeastern Wyoming, at the intersection of U.S. Route 85 and Wyoming Highway 585. It is located north of Newcastle (Newcastle, Wyoming), southeast of Sundance, and southwest of Lead, South Dakota. Originally a stage station on the famous stagecoach road Cheyenne Black Hills Stage Route (Cheyenne-Black Hills Stage Route and Rawhide Buttes and Running Water Stage Stations) connecting Cheyenne (Cheyenne, Wyoming) and the Union Pacific Railroad

Platteville, Wisconsin

personal collection of artifacts. Notable people *Scott Adams (Scott Adams (game designer)), early computer game publisher and designer *John Fiedler, voice actor and character actor in stage (stage (theatre)), film, television and radio (radio programming) O'Donnell, Michelle. http

: 2005 06 27 movies 27fiedler.html "John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and Film Voice of Pooh's Piglet, Dies" , ''New York Times'', June 27, 2005. Accessed December 15, 2007. *Herbert Spencer Gasser, physiologist and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1944 *Herbert T. Perrin, U.S. Brigadier General and Distinguished Service Cross (Distinguished Service Cross (United States)) recipient *Josiah Little Pickard, educator

in the United States Navy and served until the end of World War II O'Donnell, Michelle. "John Fiedler, 80, Stage Actor and Film Voice of Pooh's Piglet, Dies", New York Times, June 27, 2005. Accessed December 15, 2007. "He graduated from Shorewood High School in 1943 and enlisted in the United States Navy, serving stateside until World War II's end." DATE OF BIRTH February 3, 1925

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its origins in two separate organizations: The Los Angeles Theatre Alliance, a service organization founded in 1975, and The League of Producers and Theatres of Greater Los Angeles, a trade association founded in 1983. Since 1988, the two companies functioned as a single organization, sharing staff and office space. In 1993, the League formally dissolved and donated its assets to the Alliance (renamed Theatre LA, then LA Stage Alliance in 2003). Programs The Ovation Awards

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