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National Geographic Channel

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  • BMW X3 show

    BMW X3

    This is a big car with supercar engineering.

    (00:48)
  • Air Tanks show

    Air Tanks

    Jem’s working on the mounts for the air tanks. They’re coated with carbon fibre, a material that can’t be welded. He has...

    (02:55)
  • The Ultimate Test show

    The Ultimate Test

    Fortunately they still have the oil they made earlier. So it’s time for the ultimate test: will that oil fire up the grain d...

    (01:47)
  • Damp Crops show

    Damp Crops

    Grain can’t be stored if it’s too wet. Trouble is the average British summer means crops sometimes have to be harvested whe...

    (03:00)
  • Engine Concerns show

    Engine Concerns

    They’re worried that the engine might not be strong enough but to get the boat onto the plane, Alberto will need to give it a...

    (02:19)
  • Sanpierotta show

    Sanpierotta

    Alberto wants to base their water taxi on one of the boats that was made in his boatyard. He’s lending them a traditional Sa...

    (02:51)
  • No Room for Error show

    No Room for Error

    First off, the wind turbine blades. With each of them needing to be just over a meter long, equally balanced, perfectly aerodyn...

    (03:00)
  • Reconnaissance Mission show

    Reconnaissance Mission

    Having agreed that wind and water are the most promising elements in this inhospitable landscape, it’s time for a reconnaissa...

    (02:47)
  • Final Day show

    Final Day

    It’s the final day at the finca. And the Planet Mechanics have one last chance to draw water from Jesus’s well.

    (02:45)
  • Jet show

    Jet

    The jet engine led to revolutionary changes in aerial combat but huge risks were taken by designers, pilots and air crews in or...

    (00:52)
  • Rolex Awards 2008 show

    Rolex Awards 2008

    The Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Andrew McGongile show

    Andrew McGongile

    Andrew McGonigle - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • THE PREPARATION show

    THE PREPARATION

    Yves Rossy wheels his jet-powered wing to the ‘launch’ plane at Calais in readiness for his historic flight.

    (01:44)
  • Hubble's Final Frontier show

    Hubble's Final Frontier

    The Hubble space telescope has the most powerful window on soaring star factories but astronauts will travel back into space to...

    (00:50)
  • 1910s show

    1910s

    Chris Barrie looks at pre-war inventions from the decade that industrialized the war.

    (01:21)
  • Great Railway Adventures preview show

    Great Railway Adventures preview

    A preview of Great Railway Adventures with Dan Cruckshank.

    (00:40)
  • Evacuation show

    Evacuation

    See how the railways were used to evacuate children from the big cities during World War 2.

    (00:51)
  • Driving Lesson show

    Driving Lesson

    See Dan Cruickshank take his first driving lesson on a steam train!

    (02:33)
  • The Planet show

    The Planet

    The Planet was an up-to-date version of The Rocket that was exported to other countries by Britain.

    (01:30)
  • Vertical Minefield show

    Vertical Minefield

    Most people don't realise just how much potential disaster is hanging overhead when they drive by a mountainside cliff.

    (02:10)