Impossible Engineering

  

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Impossible EngineeringStratolaunch: 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. [S,AD]Sat, Sep 18, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Falkirk Wheel: 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. [S,AD]Sat, Sep 18, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringStratolaunch: 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. [S,AD]Fri, Sep 17, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Falkirk Wheel: 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. [S,AD]Fri, Sep 17, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringSouth-North Water Diversion: 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. [S,AD]Fri, Sep 17, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible Engineering111 W. 57th Street: The skinniest skyscraper on earth is being built in New York City. Can engineers find a way to build this ultra-tall slender building? [S,AD]Fri, Sep 17, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringSouth-North Water Diversion: 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. [S,AD]Thu, Sep 16, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible Engineering111 W. 57th Street: The skinniest skyscraper on earth is being built in New York City. Can engineers find a way to build this ultra-tall slender building? [S,AD]Thu, Sep 16, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringBeijing Daxing: 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. [S,AD]Thu, Sep 16, 1:20 AMYesterday55 mins
Impossible EngineeringSupertanker Europe: A look at the world's biggest oil tanker - the mighty Supertanker Europe of the record-breaking TI Class of ship. [S,AD]Thu, Sep 16, 12:20 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringBeijing Daxing: 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. [S,AD]Wed, Sep 15, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringSupertanker Europe: A look at the world's biggest oil tanker - the mighty Supertanker Europe of the record-breaking TI Class of ship. [S,AD]Wed, Sep 15, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Independent: 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. [S,AD]Wed, Sep 15, 1:55 AMYesterday65 mins
Impossible EngineeringInfantry Assault: A look at the incredible machines built to get troops directly to the front line, on land, at sea and in the air. [S,AD]Wed, Sep 15, 12:55 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe Independent: 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. [S,AD]Tue, Sep 14, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringInfantry Assault: A look at the incredible machines built to get troops directly to the front line, on land, at sea and in the air. [S,AD]Tue, Sep 14, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringBeipanjiang First Bridge: The Beipanjiang First Bridge, the highest bridge on Earth, connecting two communities in China formerly divided by a gorge known as 'the crack in the Earth'. [S,AD]Tue, Sep 14, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringF35: How in devising the F35 Lightning II, engineers have pushed the boundaries of aviation technology further than ever before and created a revolutionary, fighter aircraft. [S,AD]Tue, Sep 14, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringBeipanjiang First Bridge: The Beipanjiang First Bridge, the highest bridge on Earth, connecting two communities in China formerly divided by a gorge known as 'the crack in the Earth'. [S,AD]Mon, Sep 13, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringF35: How in devising the F35 Lightning II, engineers have pushed the boundaries of aviation technology further than ever before and created a revolutionary, fighter aircraft. [S,AD]Mon, Sep 13, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringNATO's AWACs: Nato's Airborne Warning and Control System, a cutting-edge aircraft that enables pilots to spot hostile intrusion as they protect state borders of the countries in the alliance. [S,AD]Mon, Sep 13, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringBoka Vanguard: The Boka Vanguard, the planet's largest heavy lift ship, capable of carrying the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty at the same time. [S,AD]Mon, Sep 13, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringNATO's AWACs: Nato's Airborne Warning and Control System, a cutting-edge aircraft that enables pilots to spot hostile intrusion as they protect state borders of the countries in the alliance. [S,AD]Sun, Sep 12, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringBoka Vanguard: The Boka Vanguard, the planet's largest heavy lift ship, capable of carrying the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty at the same time. [S,AD]Sun, Sep 12, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringSeattle's Floating Bridge: A floating bridge in Seattle, one of the longest in the world, intended to connect the growing suburb of Bellevue with the high-tech downtown heart of the city. [S,AD]Sun, Sep 12, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringWhistler: The construction of Whistler on the Canadian Pacific seaboard, a remote ski resort whose creation was made possible with record-breaking engineering equipment. [S,AD]Sun, Sep 12, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringSeattle's Floating Bridge: A floating bridge in Seattle, one of the longest in the world, intended to connect the growing suburb of Bellevue with the high-tech downtown heart of the city. [S,AD]Sat, Sep 11, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringWhistler: The construction of Whistler on the Canadian Pacific seaboard, a remote ski resort whose creation was made possible with record-breaking engineering equipment. [S,AD]Sat, Sep 11, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringBluewaters Island: A vast new island in the seas off Dubai, which has been created to house the world's biggest observation wheel - twice the size of the London Eye. [S,AD]Sat, Sep 11, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringLondon's Super Sewer: A multibillion-pound 32km super sewer under the streets of London, an early sewer system at the Palace of Knossos and a piece of tunnel boring equipment from the past. [S,AD]Sat, Sep 11, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringBluewaters Island: A vast new island in the seas off Dubai, which has been created to house the world's biggest observation wheel - twice the size of the London Eye. [S,AD]Fri, Sep 10, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringLondon's Super Sewer: A multibillion-pound 32km super sewer under the streets of London, an early sewer system at the Palace of Knossos and a piece of tunnel boring equipment from the past. [S,AD]Fri, Sep 10, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringQinghai-Tibet Railway: A look at the Qinhai-Tibet line, the highest railway in the world, including the engineering challenges faced at high altitude and in bitterly cold temperatures. [S,AD]Fri, Sep 10, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringBlack Pearl Sailing Yacht: A look onboard the $200million Black Pearl, which is the largest sailing yacht in the world, but has also been built to sail faster than any ship of its size. [S,AD]Fri, Sep 10, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringQinghai-Tibet Railway: A look at the Qinhai-Tibet line, the highest railway in the world, including the engineering challenges faced at high altitude and in bitterly cold temperatures. [S,AD]Thu, Sep 9, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringBlack Pearl Sailing Yacht: A look onboard the $200million Black Pearl, which is the largest sailing yacht in the world, but has also been built to sail faster than any ship of its size. [S,AD]Thu, Sep 9, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringPersonal Jet Suit: A look at the history of personal flight, culminating in Richard Browning and his team of engineers' development of the Gravity Industries Jet Suit. [S,AD]Thu, Sep 9, 1:20 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringThe 1,000mph Car: An insight into a team of engineers in Perth's attempts to not only break the 763mph land speed record set back in 1997, but also go past the 1,000mph barrier. [S,AD]Wed, Sep 8, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringPersonal Jet Suit: A look at the history of personal flight, culminating in Richard Browning and his team of engineers' development of the Gravity Industries Jet Suit. [S,AD]Wed, Sep 8, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringWonderland Hotel: The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, a 337-room hotel that burrows 16 stories below ground level, clinging to the cliffs of an abandoned quarry. [S,AD]Wed, Sep 8, 1:40 AMYesterday55 mins
Impossible EngineeringAbrams Tank: How the Abrams Tank, the US Army's biggest land combat vehicle, is constructed, using access to the factory where they are built, as well as their testing grounds. [S,AD]Tue, Sep 7, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringWonderland Hotel: The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, a 337-room hotel that burrows 16 stories below ground level, clinging to the cliffs of an abandoned quarry. [S,AD]Tue, Sep 7, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringFord Class Aircraft Carrier: The construction of the cutting-edge Ford class aircraft carriers, the largest warships ever built - almost as long as the Empire State Building is tall. [S,AD]Tue, Sep 7, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringHudson Yards: The creation of Hudson Yards on Manhattan Island, New York, a construction project built over the tracks and railway sidings of Penn Station - literally in thin air. [S,AD]Tue, Sep 7, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringFord Class Aircraft Carrier: The construction of the cutting-edge Ford class aircraft carriers, the largest warships ever built - almost as long as the Empire State Building is tall. [S,AD]Mon, Sep 6, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringHudson Yards: The creation of Hudson Yards on Manhattan Island, New York, a construction project built over the tracks and railway sidings of Penn Station - literally in thin air. [S,AD]Mon, Sep 6, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
Impossible EngineeringLondon Array: How a team of intrepid engineers keep the largest offshore wind farm on the planet, the London Array, maintained and producing electricity whatever the weather. [S,AD]Mon, Sep 6, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringNew Safe Confinement: The incredible efforts to ensure that the temporary fix around the damaged reactor at Chernobyl becomes a permanent solution, known as the New Safe Confinement. [S,AD]Mon, Sep 6, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Impossible EngineeringLondon Array: How a team of intrepid engineers keep the largest offshore wind farm on the planet, the London Array, maintained and producing electricity whatever the weather. [S,AD]Sun, Sep 5, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
Impossible EngineeringNew Safe Confinement: The incredible efforts to ensure that the temporary fix around the damaged reactor at Chernobyl becomes a permanent solution, known as the New Safe Confinement. [S,AD]Sun, Sep 5, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins