‘G.I. Joe’ is Underway and ‘Star Trek’ Talk to NASA

Last I checked NASA couldn’t transport anyone. They couldn’t hit warp 5 let alone talk to the Archons and stop Landru. So why would J.J. Abrams take advice from NASA planetary scientist Carol Porco for his upcoming release Star Trek?

Obviously I am just joking around, and Porco is joining the production to ensure the scientific accuracy of the movie’s astronomical scenes. Porco is the leader of the Imaging Science team on NASA’S Cassini mission at Saturn, Carolyn Porco has guided a crew of scientists and engineers responsible for illustrating the mission’s results.

Porco served as a consultant on the Warner Bros. movie Contact starring Jodie Foster, and as scientific advisor and an animation director for the A&E television special on the 25th anniversary of the Voyager mission, “Cosmic Journey,” produced by Cosmos Studios and Norman Star Media. She now will also work on Star Trek as a consultant on planetary science and imagery.

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Secondly we learn today that the film adaptation of G.I. Joe is officially underway. The film stars Sienna Miller, Ray Park, Rachel Nichols, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agabaje, Said Taghmaoui, Marlon Wayans, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Channing Tatum, Arnold Vosloo, Dennis Quaid and David Murray and is being directed by Stephen Sommers for a August 7, 2009 from Paramount Pictures.


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