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TO CATCH A COMET | Preview | PBS


Watch the full-length episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/2365367186/?Utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=tocc_covefullprogram (US Only) http://www.pbs.org/program/catch-comet/
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET
On November 12, 2014, billions of kilometers from Earth, spacecraft orbiter Rosetta and lander Philae did what no other had dared to attempt — land on the volatile surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun at 67,000 km/hr. The European Space Agency hopes this mission can help peer into our past and unlock secrets of our origins.