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To Catch A Comet
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On November 11, billions of kilometers from Earth, a spacecraft orbiter and lander will do what no other has dared to attempt: land on the volatile surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun at 67,000 km/hr. If successful, it could help peer into our past and unlock secrets of our origins. Continue


Women in Space

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program. Some, like aviators Wally Funk and Jerrie Cobb, passed the same grueling tests as male astronauts, only to be dismissed by NASA, the military, and even Lyndon Johnson, as a distraction. It wasn’t until 1995 that Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot a spacecraft. Continue


Is There Life on Enceladus?

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NOVA
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Scientists discover evidence for the key ingredients for life on Saturn's moon Enceladus. Continue


Early Earth Bombarded By Comets

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NOVA
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Comets carrying chemicals necessary for life may have come to Earth billions of years ago. Continue


Mae Jemison: 30S on When An Astronaut Visits Star Trek

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur, and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently, Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


Imagining Alien Life

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NOVA
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What would life on a red dwarf planet look like? Continue


Killer Typhoon

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NOVA
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What made Haiyan so destructive, and how can we prepare for the next monster storm? Continue


Comet of the Century

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Comet Encounter
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In this program, scientists around the world follow a once-in-a-lifetime event, the path of the sun-grazing comet ISON. The comet, somewhere between one and 10 kilometers in diameter, is currently just beyond the orbit of Jupiter. As it races past Earth toward the sun, it will likely develop a tail to light up the night skies. Continue


At the Edge of Space

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NOVA
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Can scientists unravel the mysterious phenomena that lurk between Earth and space? Continue


Bombardier - Preview

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Raw to Ready
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See tempered glass, titanium, fiberglass, lacquer and aluminum alloy become a cutting-edge jet. Continue


Nichelle Nichols, Actress and NASA Recruiter

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Makers: Women Who Make America
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Nichelle Nichols on her role on TV's Star Trek and being a recruiter for NASA. Continue


Do We Live in a Multiverse?

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NOVA
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Could parallel universes exist? If so, what would they look like and how would they form? Continue


Hunting Planets

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NOVA
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NASA’s Kepler mission lets us search for planets orbiting stars outside our solar system. Continue


Mae Jemison: Starship

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


Mae Jemison: I Wanted To Go Into Space

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


2.5 Ways to Die in a Black Hole

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NOVA
PBS


The answer to how you would die in a black hole could revolutionize the laws of nature. Continue


Alien Planets Revealed Preview

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NOVA
PBS


Are we alone—and if not, what might the inhabitants of far-flung worlds look like? Continue


Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?

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NOVA
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Will future asteroids trigger massive extinctions—or be mined for precious minerals? Continue


Comet Encounter - Preview

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Comet Encounter
PBS


Follow a once-in-a-lifetime event — Comet ISON’s brush with the sun. Continue


Space Night on PBS

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November 20th is Space Night on PBS, featuring 3 back-to-back space programs: NOVA "At the Edge of Space", NOVA "Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?", and COMET ENCOUNTER. Check your local listings. Continue


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