Impossible Engineering

April 2019
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The Perdido Oil Rig (S3E12)

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Located in the Gulf of Mexico, Perdido is the world's deepest floating oil platform and is almost as tall as the Eiffel Tower. Hear about its construction.
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Record-Breaking Rollercoaster (S3E11)

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Kingda Ka is the world's tallest rollercoaster and the fastest in the US. Hold tight to hear about the mechanics and history behind this attraction.
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Airlander 10 Airship (S3E10)

4.0 2 x
It's the world's largest aircraft, with the ability to stay airborne for five days and land anywhere on Earth. Hear the incredible story behind Airlander 10.
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Tesla Factory (S3E9)

3.0 3 x
This cutting-edge manufacturing plant in California produces an incredible 2,000 cars each week. So what links some enterprising Venetians to this operation? Find out.
1:00:00

Record-Breaking Rollercoaster (S3E11)

4.0 2 x
Kingda Ka is the world's tallest rollercoaster and the fastest in the US. Hold tight to hear about the mechanics and history behind this attraction.
1:00:00

Airlander 10 Airship (S3E10)

4.0 3 x
It's the world's largest aircraft, with the ability to stay airborne for five days and land anywhere on Earth. Hear the incredible story behind Airlander 10.
1:00:00

Tesla Factory (S3E9)

3.0 4 x
This cutting-edge manufacturing plant in California produces an incredible 2,000 cars each week. So what links some enterprising Venetians to this operation? Find out.
1:00:00

Littoral Combat Ships Class (S3E8)

4.0 3 x
The US Navy's innovative littoral combat ships are the fastest vessels of this type in their fleet. Hear how history's pioneers made them possible.
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International Space Station (S3E7)

4.0 5 x
The $150bn ISS is the single most expensive engineering project in history. Hear how Henry Fluess and Dale Reed's work made this endeavour possible.
1:00:00

Halley VI Research Station (S3E6)

4.0 3 x
Learn more about the Halley VI, a futuristic polar research station. Hear how it can withstand the harshest environment on the planet: the South Pole.
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