announced today that it plans to celebrate the anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon mission with a special line-up of programming featuring NASA’s greatest missions. The line-up of space programming begins at 9 AM ET/PT on Monday, July 20 on the Science Channel.
Science Channel and Discovery are the must-watch networks for space coverage. Most recently, their live coverage of the NASA launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule was television’s #1 telecast for the entire day across key demos and became the highest-rated telecast in the history of Science Channel.
From incredible footage captured by the Hubble Space Telescope to the moon’s most mysterious secrets, Science Channel will take viewers inside the greatest lunar missions in history and show the scientists and researchers responsible for these incredible discoveries.
The Science Channel programming line-up includes:
9 a.m. – NASA’s Greatest Missions: The Secret History: We countdown the greatest moments in NASA’s nearly sixty-year history, revealing the incredible stories behind the missions and discoveries that have remade our understanding of the Final Frontier.
11 a.m. – Voyager: The Untold Story: Forty years ago, the Voyager spacecraft were launched to explore Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, and the farthest reaches of our solar system. This episode will go inside the untold stories of the extraordinary mission that changed our understanding of the cosmos.
12 p.m. – Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow: NASA reveals how they embrace planet Earth’s unique need for answers through invigorating initiatives and exciting future plans.
2 p.m. – Telescope: A history of the telescope, from Galileo to NASA, explores the human effort to understand our place in the universe.
3 p.m. – Hubble: Thirty Years of Discovery: For thirty years, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered new alien worlds, black holes, and the age of the universe itself; NASA astronauts reveal the secret history of the life-or-death missions to keep this complex machine working.
5 p.m. – NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future: Elon Musk and experts from SpaceX and NASA are on a mission to revolutionize space exploration, and special inside access reveals how their cutting-edge spacecraft technology will carry humans to the moon, Mars and beyond.
7 p.m. – Apollo: The Forgotten Films: Recently discovered footage reveals the secret history of NASA’s first landing on the moon, and using this brand-new evidence, former astronauts and experts challenge everything we know about the Apollo missions.
9 p.m. – How the Universe Works: Mysteries of the Moon: New discoveries reveal our moon’s most mysterious secrets, and using cutting-edge technology, experts investigate the dark truth behind its strange and alien features.
About Science Channel
Science Channel, a multi-media business unit of Discovery, Inc. is the home of all things science around the clock, including series such as MYTHBUSTERS, OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE, WHAT ON EARTH?, HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS, UNEARTHED, and MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED. Science Channel’s programming also includes 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 63 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 leader in global entertainment reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery satisfies curiosity, entertains and inspires viewers with high-quality content through global brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, and through the Discovery Digital Networks portfolio, including Seeker and SourceFed. Discovery owns Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe and Asia-Pacific. 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. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.
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