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2011-06-27 09:21:16

As the Juno spacecraft is elevated by a rotation fixture, a technician at Astrotech's payload processing facility in Titusville, Fla., examines the installation of blankets on the aft deck. The image was taken on June 16, 2011. Juno is scheduled to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Aug. 5. The solar-powered spacecraft will orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times to find out more about the gas giant's origins, structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere and...

2011-06-24 10:05:00

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a two-day launch Tweetup for 150 of its Twitter followers on Aug. 4 - 5 at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Tweetup is expected to culminate in the launch of the Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The launch window opens at 11:39 a.m. EDT on Aug. 5. The spacecraft is expected to arrive at Jupiter in 2016. The mission will...

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2011-05-31 06:05:00

The three massive solar panels that will provide power for NASA's Juno spacecraft during its mission to Jupiter have seen their last photons of light until they are deployed in space after launch. The last of the Jupiter-bound spacecraft's panels completed pre-flight testing at the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville, Fla., and was folded against the side of the spacecraft into its launch configuration Thursday, May 26. The solar-powered Juno spacecraft will orbit Jupiter's...

2011-04-11 11:20:00

DENVER, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shipped NASA's Juno spacecraft to Kennedy Space Center, Fla. on April 8. The vehicle will undergo four months of testing and processing in preparation for its launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 vehicle in early August. During the past year, the spacecraft was assembled and tested at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company facilities near Denver, Colo. PHOTOS:...

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2011-04-11 06:25:00

NASA's Juno spacecraft has arrived in Florida to begin final preparations for a launch this summer. The spacecraft was shipped from Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, to the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville, Fla., on April 8th. The solar-powered Juno spacecraft will orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times to find out more about the gas giant's origins, structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere. "The Juno spacecraft and the team have come a long way since this project was first...

2011-03-26 13:18:00

- RAPCITY's Tyrone "T-RexXx" Edwards gets exclusive interview two days before CTV's 10th Anniversary broadcast - To tweet this alert: http://bit.ly/hVqfam TORONTO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ - With the biggest night in Canadian music taking place tomorrow night, Toronto-born rap sensation Drake sits down exclusively with RAPCITY host Tyrone "T-RexXx" Edwards to talk about THE 2011 JUNO AWARDS. During the interview, Drake reveals what hosting the broadcast means to him, why the JUNO...

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2011-03-23 09:24:43

NASA's Juno spacecraft has completed its thermal vacuum chamber testing. The two-week-long test, which concluded on March 13, 2011, is the longest the spacecraft will undergo prior to launch. In the image, a technician is attaching the lifting equipment in preparation for hoisting the 1,588-kilogram (3,500-pound) spacecraft out of the chamber. Prominent in the photo is one of three large, black, square solar array simulators, which reproduced the thermal properties of Juno's large solar...

2011-03-07 15:42:00

DENVER, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Juno spacecraft is currently undergoing environmental testing at Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) test facility near Denver, Colo. The solar-powered Juno will orbit Jupiter's poles 33 times to find out more about the gas giant's origins, structure, atmosphere and magnetosphere. The launch window for Juno from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida opens Aug. 5, 2011. In its present form, the spacecraft is fully assembled and all...

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2010-12-29 14:22:23

Ten years ago, on Dec. 30, 2000, NASA's Cassini spacecraft made its closest approach to Jupiter on its way to orbiting Saturn. The main purpose was to use the gravity of the largest planet in our solar system to slingshot Cassini towards Saturn, its ultimate destination. But the encounter with Jupiter, Saturn's gas-giant big brother, also gave the Cassini project a perfect lab for testing its instruments and evaluating its operations plans for its tour of the ringed planet, which began in...

2010-12-01 22:36:00

-Hometown star garners four Grammy nominations for album Thank Me Later - ctvmedia.ca To Tweet This Release: http://bit.ly/83MrzZ TORONTO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ - A decade after he got his start on the network, superstar recording artist Drake is coming home to CTV as host of THE 2011 JUNO AWARDS, ETALK revealed tonight. The announcement from CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) was made just hours before Drake was nominated for four 2011 Grammy...