Boeing’s Starliner rolls to launch pad on Atlas V rocket for critical NASA test flight

Boeing’s Starliner rolls to launch pad on Atlas V rocket for critical NASA test flight

Home News Spaceflight Boeing’s Starliner OFT-2 spacecraft and its Atlas V rocket rolled out to its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida on May 18, 2022. (Image credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky) Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft successfully rolled out to its Florida launch pad early Wednesday (May 18), setting the stage for a crucial test…

How Disney World Struck a Deal With Florida to Govern Itself

How Disney World Struck a Deal With Florida to Govern Itself

When you’re in Disney World, lost in the eerily self-contained universe of its vast theme parks, it can be hard to see that you’re also in the Reedy Creek Improvement District, a special governance zone that gives the Walt Disney Company powers very like those of a county government. In April, Governor Ron DeSantis and…

Gus Machado, Cuban American dealership legend in Florida, dies at 87

Gus Machado, Cuban American dealership legend in Florida, dies at 87

Longtime auto dealer Gus Machado, “an entrepreneur’s entrepreneur,” died here May 16 at 87. The owner of Gus Machado Ford in Hialeah, Fla., immigrated to the U.S. from Cuba at age 15 and settled in Miami in 1956, according to his dealership’s website. There, he borrowed $2,000 from his father to invest in a gas…

Daniela Compton Promoted to Senior Account Manager at RT Specialty

Daniela Compton Promoted to Senior Account Manager at RT Specialty

Daniela Compton has been promoted to senior account manager within RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP). Since joining the team in 2018, she has continually supported the successful new business, marketing, sales and coverage assessment efforts of the company’s senior executive team. “Daniela’s positive attitude…