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  • ENGINEERING MARVELS

  • Monday 18 November 2019 at 8:00PM
  • National Geographic

DESCRIPTION

This brand new series reveals the extraordinary feats of engineering hidden inside the world's most spectacular man-made constructions. From the world's biggest plane and largest free-spanning dome to the tallest building and the largest space ship, each superstructure is taken apart using state-of-the-art CGI and insight from world-class specialists to reveal the startling innovations that turn it from dream to reality.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Engineering Marvels: Monster Plane
    This episode uncovers the innovations that enable the world's largest plane, the unique Antonov AN-255, to carry the world's heaviest air-freight.
  • Engineering Marvels: Space Station
    Hidden inside the International Space station, breath taking engineering triumphs make it the most innovative and expensive superstructure ever built.
    Next Showing:  
    Friday 22 November 2019 at 10:00AM - National Geographic
  • Engineering Marvels: Ultimate Cargo Ship
    This episode uncovers how the giant cargo ship GPO Amethyst transports huge structures across the world by partially submerging underneath them.
  • Engineering Marvels: Tallest Building
    This episode reveals the incredible engineering behind the Burj Khalifa. At more than half a mile high, it's the tallest sky scraper ever built.
  • Engineering Marvels: Biggest Dome
    The engineering behind the Singapore National Stadium, the stadium that holds the record for the largest free-spanning dome in the world, is revealed.
    Next Showing:  
    Monday 18 November 2019 at 8:00PM - National Geographic
    Repeats:  
    Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 12:00AM - National Geographic

    Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 5:00AM - National Geographic
  • Engineering Marvels: Giant Car Plant
    Germany's Wolfsburg car factory is the largest in the world. This episode uncovers the engineering and production innovations hidden inside it.
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