Inside Mighty Machines: Series 1

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Technology Documentary hosted by Chad Zdenek, published by Smithsonian Channel broadcasted as part of Smithsonian Ch. series in 2019 - English narration

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Inside Mighty Machines: Series 1 Working alongside salvage teams, former NASA engineer Chad Zdenek takes apart huge machines piece by piece to figure out how they were built and how they worked; he explores the impact of each invention and how it changed the world.

[edit] Jumbo Jet

Chad joins an aircraft-dismantling team in Mississippi as a Boeing 747 lands on the runway for the last time; Zdenek cuts his way through the cabin, cockpit and four jet engines to strip the plane into six million parts.

[edit] Power Plant

Chad Zdenek heads to North Carolina to dismantle and then implode the Buck Steam Station, a nearly 100-year-old coal power plant built in the 1920s, which, at its peak, burned up to 20,000 tons of coal per day and powered up to a 1,000 homes.

[edit] Hovercraft

Chad Zdenek joins a salvage team to tear apart the world's biggest hovercraft and reveal the engineering innovations that made it a legend of its time; Chad joins the crew of an LCAC, the U.S. Navy's state-of-the art military hovercraft.

[edit] Deep Sea Oil Rig

Chad Zdenek joins a team that is dismantling the North Sea's biggest oil rig; as the 400-foot-high monster is towed ashore, he reveals the story of how deep-water oil engineers raced to build an enormous machine to drill through the sea bed.

[edit] Aircraft Carrier

Chad follows the mechanics, engineers and sailors who maintain the USS Carl Vinson, a U.S. aircraft carrier that is at the forefront of military technology.

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  • Video Codec: x264 High@L4.1
  • Video: Bitrate: (~4510 kb/s)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1920 x 1080
  • Video Resolution: 1.778 (16:9
  • Audio Codec: MPEG-4 AAC LC
  • Audio: English
  • Audio Bitrate: 160 kb/s VBR 48000Hz
  • Audio Channels: Stereo 2
  • Run-Time: 51 mins
  • Framerate: 23.974. Fps
  • Number of Parts: 5
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 1.66 GB
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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