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  • SUPERSTRUCTURES: ENGINEERING MARVELS

  • Premieres Monday, July 1st at 9pm HKT, 8pm BKK/JKT
  • 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

  • Superstructures: Engineering Marvels: Monster Plane
    This episode uncovers the innovations that enable the world's largest plane, the unique Antonov AN255, to carry the world's heaviest air-freight.
  • Superstructures: Engineering Marvels: Ultimate Cargo Ship
    The secrets of a super ship, that deliberately sinks into the ocean carrying the biggest loads on earth, are revealed.
  • Superstructures: Engineering Marvels: Space Station
    Take apart the $150 billion International Space station to uncover the extraordinary innovations that enable it to support life in deadly space.
  • Superstructures: 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.
  • Superstructures: 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.
  • Superstructures: 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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