Impossible Engineering

Series 5
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Series 5, Episode 16 - Stratolaunch

4.0 5 x
Stratolaunch is designed to lift rockets, spacecraft and experimental high-speed hypersonic planes into the stratosphere, then release them for their onward journey into space.
1:10:00

Series 5, Episode 15 - The Falkirk Wheel

4.0 3 x
The Falkirk wheel is the first and only rotating boat lift, capable of moving 600 tonnes of boat and water over a 25-metre height difference in just minutes.
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Series 5, Episode 14 - South-North Water Diversion

4.0 5 x
Chinese authorities attempt a huge infrastructure project as they try to move vast amounts of water from the wet south of the country to the dry north.
1:10:00

Series 5, Episode 13 - 111 W. 57th Street

3.0 8 x
The skinniest skyscraper on earth is being built in New York City. Can engineers find a way to build this ultra-tall slender building?
1:00:00

Series 5, Episode 12 - Beijing Daxing

4.0 5 x
A look at the Beijing Daxing, set to become the biggest airport in the world, designed to accommodate a staggering 100 million travellers each year.
1:00:00

Series 5, Episode 11 - Supertanker Europe

3.0 2 x
A look at the world's biggest oil tanker - the mighty Supertanker Europe of the record-breaking TI Class of ship.
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Series 5, Episode 12 - Beijing Daxing

3.0 3 x
A look at the Beijing Daxing, set to become the biggest airport in the world, designed to accommodate a staggering 100 million travellers each year.
1:10:00

Series 5, Episode 11 - Supertanker Europe

4.0 4 x
A look at the world's biggest oil tanker - the mighty Supertanker Europe of the record-breaking TI Class of ship.
1:00:00

Series 5, Episode 10 - The Independent

3.0 3 x
The Independent, a residential skyscraper in Austin, Texas. At 690ft, it is the tallest building in the city, surpassing the 683ft Austonian, another residential skyscraper.
1:00:00

Series 5, Episode 9 - Infantry Assault

4.0 2 x
A look at the incredible machines built to get troops directly to the front line, on land, at sea and in the air.
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