Superstructures: Engineering Marvels Series 1

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Technology Documentary hosted by Trevor Cooper, published by National Geographic in 2019 - English narration

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Superstructures: Engineering Marvels Series 1 A new blue-chip series that reveals the extraordinary feats of engineering hidden in the world’s most spectacular manmade structures.

[edit] Space Station

Costing $150 billion, the International Space Station is the most expensive structure humans have ever built. In this episode, using the series’ signature photo-real computer graphics, we take it apart to uncover the extraordinary innovations that enable it to support life in the deadly vacuum of space.

[edit] Ultimate Cargo Ship

When structures are too big to travel by road or rail, the GPO Amethyst is the ultimate heavyweight ocean transporter — a ship that carries the biggest loads on Earth, anywhere on the planet. It does this by deliberately sinking into the ocean. To reveal the secrets of this supership, this episode uncovers what’s going on inside, taking it apart with photo-real graphics from stem to stern.

[edit] Monster Plane

This episode uncovers the innovations that enable the world’s largest plane, the unique Antonov AN-255, to carry the world’s heaviest air freight.

[edit] Tallest Building

This episode reveals the incredible engineering behind the Burj Khalifa. At more than half a mile high, it’s the tallest skyscraper ever built.

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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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  • Video Codec: x264 High@L4.1
  • Video: Bitrate: (~4540 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 (2/0)
  • Run-Time: 45 Mins
  • Framerate: 29.971. Fps
  • Number of Parts: 6
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 1.46 GB
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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