Reuters Staff. The rocket, a foot launcher tailored for carrying small satellites to space, aimed to place 10 tiny satellites in orbit for NASA roughly two hours into the mission, though Virgin Orbit had not confirmed whether they were deployed as planned. The shortened mission generated key test data for the company, it said. The Cosmic Girl carrier craft had taken off from an airstrip at the Mojave Air and Space Port in southern California under clear skies Sunday morning, bringing LauncherOne to its target altitude for launch. Virgin executives say high-altitude launches allow satellites to be placed in their intended orbit more efficiently and also minimize weather-related cancellations compared to more traditional rockets launched vertically from a ground pad. Competition is fierce between Virgin Orbit, Firefly and U. Space Force contract for three missions.
Read DeCurtis in his own words below, and hear the radio version at the audio link. The Satellites were like the city's house band. It was a time when all of these hip and arty bands were rising up in Athens, Ga. You know, if you want to tell some Martian or something "Hey, this is what rock and roll is! I think there are "one-hit wonders" — which has a kind of dismissive tone to it — and then there were great bands that had one hit. And I would put The Satellites in that [latter] category. It's a little hard not to move around when you're listening to that music. That kind of rock and roll was so much not what was happening at that point; MTV was in its heyday, and there was this element of, you know, whatever looked good in a clever outfit [was popular].
In the letter , senators Robert Menendez of New Jersey, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Gary Peters of Michigan and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota ask YouTube to commit to removing content with false or misleading information about the US presidential election and future political races, including the coming, pivotal Senate runoffs in Georgia. The platform rolled out a few policies earlier this year designed to curtail election lies, pledging to remove videos encouraging voting interference and those based on information surfaced in hacks on the democratic process. Still, YouTube has allowed videos challenging the outcome of the presidential election to remain live, and fringe, right-wing channels that spread much of this misinformation are experiencing a period of growth on the platform. The prompts are as follows, as listed in the letter:. Will YouTube commit to removing content containing false or misleading information as to the outcome of the elections and the upcoming elections in Georgia?
Indeed, those loud guitars are now all over modern country, with pedal steel and fiddle replaced by Fenders and Marshall amps. Baird is seated in a booth at an East Nashville club, sipping soda water prior to a hometown tour stop with his band Homemade Sin, who released the ferocious new album Get Loud in November. Eventually, country artists from every decade would record versions: Hank Williams Jr.