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2010-04-06 10:45:00

Assembly has begun on NASA's Juno spacecraft, which will help scientists understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. The mission, whose principal investigator is Scott Bolton of Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Tex., is expected to launch in August 2011 and reach Jupiter in 2016. The assembly, testing and launch operations phase began April 1 in a high-bay clean room at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver. Engineers and technicians will spend the next few months fitting...

2009-11-23 13:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: THE LOS ANGELES PREMIERE OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES' "UP IN THE AIR" Presented by American Airlines WHEN: Monday, November 30, 2009 at 7:30 P.M. Arrivals begin at 6:30 P.M. Press Check-in begins at: 5:30 P.M. WHERE: MANN'S VILLAGE THEATER 961 Broxton Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024 WHO: Cast members and filmmakers attending include: Jason Reitman (Director,...

2009-11-19 19:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Monday, November 30, 2009 at 7:30 P.M. Arrivals begin at 6:30 P.M. Press Check-in begins at: 5:30 P.M. WHERE: MANN'S VILLAGE THEATER 961 Broxton Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024 WHO: Cast members and filmmakers attending include: Jason Reitman (Director, Producer, Co-Screenwriter), George Clooney (Ryan), Vera...

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2009-09-23 09:41:44

U.S. scribe Diablo Cody is writing and producing a big-screen adaptation of the beloved Sweet Valley High series of books, industry sources say. Cody won an Oscar for her Juno screenplay. She also penned the current release Jennifer's Body, as well as the pilot for the Showtime series The United States of Tara. Variety said Universal hired her to write a script based on the young adult book series created by Francine Pascal and set in an idyllic California town. The novels are about...

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2009-03-02 21:59:13

U.S. actor Jason Bateman is reuniting with his Juno director, Jason Reitman, for the big-screen adaptation of Walter Kirn's novel Up in the Air. Variety.com reported George Clooney will co-star in the movie as a corporate down-sizer obsessed with accumulating frequent flier miles at the expense of living his life. Bateman is to play his boss. Bateman was recently seen in Hancock and will soon appear in the ensemble drama State of Play.

2009-02-17 23:05:00

Play MPE(R) Digital Distribution System Exclusively Delivered Canadian Chart Topping RockSTAR Artists; Elise Estrada Receives Juno Nomination; Loverboy to be Inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Destiny Media Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: DSNY), the global leader in the secure distribution of pre-release music to radio (http://www.plaympe.com) and provider of instant play streaming media, and RockSTAR Music Corp., an...

2009-02-13 11:44:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle native composer Mateo Messina's work from the Academy-award winning movie Juno has recently won a Grammy award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media. The team of talented artists responsible for this popular soundtrack was honored February 8 in Los Angeles. Mateo has composed music for film and television ranging from movies such as Juno and Thank You for Smoking to television projects for...

2008-11-25 11:50:32

The U.S. space program said it is undertaking an in-depth exploration to Jupiter. The Juno mission will be the first project in which a spacecraft is in a polar orbit around the solar system's largest planet to understand its formation, evolution and structure, NASA officials said. Jupiter is the archetype of giant planets in our solar system and formed very early, capturing most of the material left after the sun formed, said Scott Bolton, Juno principal investigator from the Southwest...

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2008-11-24 14:55:00

NASA is officially moving forward on a mission to conduct an unprecedented, in-depth study of Jupiter. Called Juno, the mission will be the first in which a spacecraft is placed in a highly elliptical polar orbit around the giant planet to understand its formation, evolution and structure. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter safeguards secrets to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our early solar system. "Jupiter is the archetype of giant planets in our solar system...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

By JASON SILVERSTEIN "Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist" sounds like a "High Fidelity" for the iTunes generation, which also sounds like a hipster disaster waiting to happen. I'm sorry, but to paraphrase an old English teacher, two-inch pixels on a screen will never be as impressive as a record collection, and the last thing the suffering music world needs is a movie to convince people to make infinite playlists instead of infinite top five lists. But "Nick & Norah" isn't the...


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