Has Discovery found a new treasure? This week, the network announced they will air a new documentary series called Cooper’s Treasure.
The show will feature treasure hunter Darrell Miklos exploring a potential treasure map made by astronaut Gordon Cooper.
No word yet on when Cooper’s Treasure will premiere.
Read more details below:
(Los Angeles) – Discovery Channel announced today it will air COOPER’S TREASURE, a new documentary series that will follow the quest of treasure hunter Darrell Miklos as he attempts to decode the treasure map of his boyhood idol Gordon Cooper.
In the 1960s, astronauts were rock stars. Gordon “Gordo” Cooper was one of these original icons. He is considered one of NASA’s original space pioneers, uncovering troves of data and taking some of the most iconic photographs of Earth. In 1963 onboard Faith 7, Gordon smashed the record for the longest space flight by completing a 122 hour mission aboard but during this mission he also discovered something incredible… a secret he’d keep for decades.
While circling the Earth, he noted an anomaly around the South Caribbean. During his 122 hour journey, he allegedly captured over 100 more of these anomalies. Working for decades in secret, Gordon created a map that he believed could uncover billions of dollars-worth of treasure.
Before passing away, Gordon shared his secret with his long-time friend Darrell Miklos. Gordon shared his files full of meticulous research with the hope that his exploration would continue and the treasure would ultimately be found.
Darrell is now setting out with a team of seasoned explorers and researchers to uncover treasure and once and for all accomplish Gordon’s long-held dream.
COOPER’S TREASURE is produced for Discovery Channel by AMPLE. For AMPLE, Executive Producers are Ari Mark and Phil Lott. For Discovery Channel, Executive Producers are Joseph Boyle and Coordinating Producer Brian Peterson. To learn more, go to www.discovery.com, on Facebook at Facebook.com/discovery and on Twitter @Discovery.”
What do you think? Are you familiar with Gordon Cooper? Will you watch Cooper’s Treasure?