Asteroid Day media partner, Discovery Science, the only global network dedicated entirely to the wonders of science, launched “Countdown to Asteroid Day” aired globally in the lead up to June 30 events. On Asteroid Day, June 30th, Discovery Science is dedicating the entire day to asteroid programming, leading with two one-hour premiere titles: Man Vs. Asteroid: An Asteroid Day Special, and The Man Who Tweeted Earth, a profile of Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield. Discovery Science reaches 72 million US households and 97 million households  internationally across 159 countries and territories.

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Jennifer Arriaga

The author Jennifer Arriaga

Jennifer is the Asteroid Day Events Communication Manager. Born on April 26, 1996 in Long Beach, California. Jennifer continued to live in Long Beach, until 2014 when she graduated from Robert A Millikan High School. As a first generation student, Jennifer is currently in her second year at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is working towards a Bachelors in Science in the field of Astrophysics. She’s involved in the Women in Physics and Society of Physics Students organization at the institution.