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[09/22/16 - 12:04 PM]
"Death on a Comet: The Rosetta Mission" - New Science Channel Special - Premieres September 30
In 2014, Science Channel viewers witnessed a remarkable feat of technology as the Rosetta probe first encountered Comet 67P in the network's special Landing on a Comet - Rosetta Mission.

[via press release from Science Channel]

SCIENTISTS CRASH SPACE MISSION'S MOTHERSHIP INTO A COMET IN "DEATH ON A COMET: THE ROSETTA MISSION" SEPT. 30 AT 10PM

- Special Hosted by Dr. Dan Riskin Premieres on Science Channel the Day of the Crash -

(New York) - Science Channel audiences have a front row seat to the final chapter of the Rosetta spacecraft's historic mission in DEATH ON A COMET: THE ROSETTA MISSION on Sept. 30 at 10PM, the same day Rosetta is scheduled to crash into Comet 67P, the celestial body it was sent to study. Hosted by science journalist Dr. Dan Riskin, DEATH ON A COMET: THE ROSETTA MISSION captures the extraordinary event, providing a conclusion to the remarkable twelve year journey - not only to understand how comets work, but also to investigate how comets could have played a crucial role in the evolution of life on Earth.

In 2014, Science Channel viewers witnessed a remarkable feat of technology as the Rosetta probe first encountered Comet 67P in the network's special Landing on a Comet - Rosetta Mission. The final chapter, DEATH ON A COMET: THE ROSETTA MISSION, will capture the emotion of this journey's end as Rosetta gathers the last bit of science from the comet and beams it back to Earth before its mission-ending crash. Philae didn't land properly in 2014 and was lost, but was recently discovered as Rosetta began its death crash orbit toward comet 67P, and is featured in the special.

"This is one of the most exciting space missions of 2016, and Science Channel is there to provide compelling and immediate coverage of the biggest science stories in the news," said Marc Etkind, General Manager of Science Channel.

Through interviews with experts that include the scientists and engineers that contributed to Rosetta's legendary mission, DEATH ON A COMET: THE ROSETTA MISSION reveals the learnings that Rosetta uncovered in its two-year investigation, including:

� Photographs of the comet, up close and personal

� What comets smell like (rotten eggs and marzipan)

� The deep science on how comets form in the outer reaches of the solar system

� The finding of other-worldly, "heavy" water on Comet 67P's surface

� The composition of this comet's atmosphere

� What causes the dramatic comet tails to form

� The sizable discovery of organic molecules on the comet, which many scientists believe could be the ultimate cause of how life evolved here on Earth

DEATH ON A COMET: THE ROSETTA MISSION is produced for Science Channel by Exploration Production Inc (EPI), who also produced the international award-winning Landing on a Comet - Rosetta Mission. For EPI, Kelly McKeown is executive producer. For Science Channel, Kyle McCabe is executive producer with Lindsey Foster Blumberg as producer, and Michelle Irei as coordinating producer.

About Science Channel

Science Channel, a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the home of all things science around the clock, including series such as THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN, OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE, WHAT ON EARTH?, HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS, UNEARTHED, HOW IT'S MADE and PUNKIN' CHUNKIN'. Science Channel's programming also includes daily news updates with SCIENCE PRESENTS DNEWS and timely, expert-driven specials covering breaking science news and discoveries. Science Channel is the premiere TV, digital and social community for those with a passion for science, space, technology, archeology, and engineering, providing immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment across all Science Channel assets including: Science Channel television network, available in more than 72 million homes in the U.S; complimentary Video On Demand offering; SCI Go app allowing viewers to catch up on full episodes of their favorite shows anytime; deep video, interactive storytelling and virtual reality at www.sciencechannel.com; and conversations on Science Channel's popular social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat via @ScienceChannel.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.





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