What Was That? Astronauts Reveal Bizarre Firsthand Accounts in NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES on Discovery Science, May 26

— April 24, 2014

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TORONTO (April 24, 2014) – From strange abductions and mutated species, to bizarre occurrences, there are some phenomena that science cannot – or will not – explain. NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES reveals NASA's Top 10 mysterious encounters using groundbreaking interviews with astronauts and scientists, as well as original footage – the countless mysterious objects have been caught by NASA's cameras. Premiering Monday, May 26 at 9 p.m. ET/ 9 p.m. PT, the four-part series focuses on rare findings and possible U.F.O sightings reported by NASA astronauts during their missions.

A down-to-earth explanation: NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES premieres May 26 on Discovery Science

In NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES, Discovery Science lifts the veil on some of these shocking and complex cases from around the world...and beyond! Renowned scientists, credible experts, and first-hand eyewitnesses present fascinating never-seen-before footage and share their vivid accounts of truly bewildering experiences. Can these phenomena be explained through science and detective work? Or has NASA's cameras potentially captured the first traces of extraterrestrial life?

Highlights from NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES include:

NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES: “Episode 1”

Monday, May 26 at 9 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT

Astronaut Leroy Chao's spacewalk is interrupted by bright lights flying past. A flying saucer photographed from the Apollo capsule revealed dark shapes caught on camera shadowing the shuttle. The ideas are science fiction, but the incidents are science fact.

NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES: “Episode 2”

Monday, June 2 at 9 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT

Did the Viking Lander discover evidence of life on Mars? What is the most destructive force in the universe?  How could a starship be spotted in the Aurora Borealis?  And what are NASA's mysterious Moon Pigeons?

NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES: “Episode 3”

Monday, June 9 at 9 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT

A chunk of the sun appears to have vanished, while an ominous dark craft beneath the Shuttle Endeavour and Hubble spots thousands of unidentified objects travelling faster than light. Are humans being watched? Or could life on Earth be aliens transported from another world?

NASA’S UNEXPLAINED FILES: “Episode 4”

Monday, June 16 at 9 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT

A distant planet shows evidence of an Earth-like atmosphere, while a mysterious glowing light suggests the impossible – an atmosphere on the Moon. Have scientist found evidence of a crashed alien ship on the asteroid belt, and why are there blueberries on Mars?

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