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Impossible EngineeringVirginia Class Submarine: The Virginia-class submarine is the most advanced nuclear-powered fast attack submarine ever built for the US Navy. Hear how this 7,800-tonne beast was made. [AD,S]Mon, Jul 23, 8:00 PMYesterday60 mins

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Impossible EngineeringAirbus: Learn more about breathtaking feats of construction in this illuminating series. Climb aboard the four-engine Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in the world. [AD,S]Tue, Jul 10, 8:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringMaglev Train: Marvel at the sheer brilliance of the Maglev Shanghai Train, the world's fastest commercial train which can reach speeds of over 400km/h - even with leaves on the line. [AD,S]Tue, Jul 10, 7:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringKansai Airport: Learn about the ambitious construction of Kansai International Airport in Japan, which is built on a man-made island and can withstand destructive natural disasters. [AD,S]Sun, Jul 8, 9:40 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringKansai Airport: Learn about the ambitious construction of Kansai International Airport in Japan, which is built on a man-made island and can withstand destructive natural disasters. [AD,S]Tue, Jul 3, 8:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Shanghai Tower: The Shanghai Tower is the world's second tallest building and is designed to withstand earthquakes and typhoons. Learn more about this triumph of engineering. [AD,S]Tue, Jul 3, 7:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringRion Antirion Bridge: The building of this 3km-long bridge in Greece faced may obstacles, not least seismic activity. Hear how an improbable feat of engineering was accomplished. [AD,S]Tue, Jun 26, 7:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringAircraft Carrier: How on earth was the Navy's mammoth HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier built? Discover the cutting-edge engineering techniques behind this mobile megastructure. [AD,S]Tue, Jun 19, 7:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringHalley VI Research Station: 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. [AD,S]Sat, May 26, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringHalley VI Research Station: 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. [AD,S]Fri, May 25, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringHalley VI Research Station: 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. [AD,S]Fri, May 25, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringTokyo Skytree: The 634m Tokyo Skytree is the world's tallest free-standing tower. How has this incredible structure been built to survive high winds and earthquakes? Find out. [AD,S]Thu, May 24, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringTokyo Skytree: The 634m Tokyo Skytree is the world's tallest free-standing tower. How has this incredible structure been built to survive high winds and earthquakes? Find out. [AD,S]Thu, May 24, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringCrossrail: London's newest rail network is a project of staggering proportions, with 10,000 personnel working across 40 sites and on 118km of track. Hear the story of Crossrail. [AD,S]Wed, May 23, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringCrossrail: London's newest rail network is a project of staggering proportions, with 10,000 personnel working across 40 sites and on 118km of track. Hear the story of Crossrail. [AD,S]Wed, May 23, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible Engineering500m Aperture Telescope: The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, is the world's largest radio telescope. Hear how history's pioneers made it all possible. [AD,S]Tue, May 22, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible Engineering500m Aperture Telescope: The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, is the world's largest radio telescope. Hear how history's pioneers made it all possible. [AD,S]Tue, May 22, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Pioneering Spirit: The world's largest crane ship, the Pioneering Spirit can install oil pipelines in deep waters. Hear about the cutting-edge technology behind this project. [AD,S]Mon, May 21, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Pioneering Spirit: The world's largest crane ship, the Pioneering Spirit can install oil pipelines in deep waters. Hear about the cutting-edge technology behind this project. [AD,S]Mon, May 21, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringVirginia Class Submarine: The Virginia-class submarine is the most advanced nuclear-powered fast attack submarine ever built for the US Navy. Hear how this 7,800-tonne beast was made. [AD,S]Sat, May 19, 9:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringOasis-Class Cruise Ships: The Oasis-class cruise ships are the largest passenger ships in the world, capable of carrying well over 5,000 travellers. Hear all about their construction. [AD,S]Sat, May 19, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringAT&T Stadium: Home of the Dallas Cowboys, the impressive AT&T Stadium in Texas has a retractable roof and can hold over 100,000 people. Find out how this $1.3bn arena was constructed. [AD,S]Sat, May 19, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Panama Canal Redevelopment: Opened in 2016, the Panama Canal expansion was an engineering project on a colossal scale. Hear how history's pioneers shaped this modern-day feat. [AD,S]Sat, May 19, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Panama Canal Redevelopment: Opened in 2016, the Panama Canal expansion was an engineering project on a colossal scale. Hear how history's pioneers shaped this modern-day feat. [AD,S]Fri, May 18, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Panama Canal Redevelopment: Opened in 2016, the Panama Canal expansion was an engineering project on a colossal scale. Hear how history's pioneers shaped this modern-day feat. [AD,S]Fri, May 18, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringVirginia Class Submarine: The Virginia-class submarine is the most advanced nuclear-powered fast attack submarine ever built for the US Navy. Hear how this 7,800-tonne beast was made. [AD,S]Thu, May 17, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringVirginia Class Submarine: The Virginia-class submarine is the most advanced nuclear-powered fast attack submarine ever built for the US Navy. Hear how this 7,800-tonne beast was made. [AD,S]Thu, May 17, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Shard: The Shard became the tallest building in London upon its completion in 2012. Standing over 1,000ft high, hear how this 95-storey skyscraper was conceived and constructed. [AD,S]Wed, May 16, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Shard: The Shard became the tallest building in London upon its completion in 2012. Standing over 1,000ft high, hear how this 95-storey skyscraper was conceived and constructed. [AD,S]Wed, May 16, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringOasis-Class Cruise Ships: The Oasis-class cruise ships are the largest passenger ships in the world, capable of carrying well over 5,000 travellers. Hear all about their construction. [AD,S]Tue, May 15, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringOasis-Class Cruise Ships: The Oasis-class cruise ships are the largest passenger ships in the world, capable of carrying well over 5,000 travellers. Hear all about their construction. [AD,S]Tue, May 15, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringAT&T Stadium: Home of the Dallas Cowboys, the impressive AT&T Stadium in Texas has a retractable roof and can hold over 100,000 people. Find out how this $1.3bn arena was constructed. [AD,S]Mon, May 14, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringAT&T Stadium: Home of the Dallas Cowboys, the impressive AT&T Stadium in Texas has a retractable roof and can hold over 100,000 people. Find out how this $1.3bn arena was constructed. [AD,S]Mon, May 14, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringOrion Space Craft: NASA's cutting-edge Orion spacecraft is the next big thing in space travel. Hear how developers hope the module will aid human exploration of Mars and of asteroids. [AD,S]Sun, May 13, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringMillau Viaduct: The Millau Viaduct is the world's tallest bridge and spans the valley of the River Tarn in southern France. Find out more about this marvel of modern engineering. [AD,S]Sat, May 12, 9:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThree Gorges Dam: Hear how engineers reshaped a river to accomplish the amazing endeavour that is China's Three Gorges Dam - the world's largest and heaviest concrete structure. [AD,S]Sat, May 12, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringOrion Space Craft: NASA's cutting-edge Orion spacecraft is the next big thing in space travel. Hear how developers hope the module will aid human exploration of Mars and of asteroids. [AD,S]Sat, May 12, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringMillau Viaduct: The Millau Viaduct is the world's tallest bridge and spans the valley of the River Tarn in southern France. Find out more about this marvel of modern engineering. [AD,S]Sat, May 12, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringMillau Viaduct: The Millau Viaduct is the world's tallest bridge and spans the valley of the River Tarn in southern France. Find out more about this marvel of modern engineering. [AD,S]Fri, May 11, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringMillau Viaduct: The Millau Viaduct is the world's tallest bridge and spans the valley of the River Tarn in southern France. Find out more about this marvel of modern engineering. [AD,S]Fri, May 11, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThree Gorges Dam: Hear how engineers reshaped a river to accomplish the amazing endeavour that is China's Three Gorges Dam - the world's largest and heaviest concrete structure. [AD,S]Thu, May 10, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThree Gorges Dam: Hear how engineers reshaped a river to accomplish the amazing endeavour that is China's Three Gorges Dam - the world's largest and heaviest concrete structure. [AD,S]Thu, May 10, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringOrion Space Craft: NASA's cutting-edge Orion spacecraft is the next big thing in space travel. Hear how developers hope the module will aid human exploration of Mars and of asteroids. [AD,S]Wed, May 9, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringOrion Space Craft: NASA's cutting-edge Orion spacecraft is the next big thing in space travel. Hear how developers hope the module will aid human exploration of Mars and of asteroids. [AD,S]Wed, May 9, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringGotthard Tunnel: Opened in 2016, the $10.3bn Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland became the world's longest tunnel. Discover how it was built and its effect on European transit. [AD,S]Sat, Apr 28, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringGotthard Tunnel: Opened in 2016, the $10.3bn Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland became the world's longest tunnel. Discover how it was built and its effect on European transit. [AD,S]Fri, Apr 27, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringGotthard Tunnel: Opened in 2016, the $10.3bn Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland became the world's longest tunnel. Discover how it was built and its effect on European transit. [AD,S]Fri, Apr 27, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringAirbus: Learn more about breathtaking feats of construction in this illuminating series. Climb aboard the four-engine Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in the world. [AD,S]Thu, Apr 26, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringAirbus: Learn more about breathtaking feats of construction in this illuminating series. Climb aboard the four-engine Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in the world. [AD,S]Thu, Apr 26, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringMaglev Train: Marvel at the sheer brilliance of the Maglev Shanghai Train, the world's fastest commercial train which can reach speeds of over 400km/h - even with leaves on the line. [AD,S]Wed, Apr 25, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringMaglev Train: Marvel at the sheer brilliance of the Maglev Shanghai Train, the world's fastest commercial train which can reach speeds of over 400km/h - even with leaves on the line. [AD,S]Wed, Apr 25, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins