Impossible Engineering Season 7
S07 E01Jan 2, 2020
Dubai's Impossible Island Jan 2, 2020 The man-made islands of Dubai are modern-day engineering marvels that turn the Arabian Sea into high-priced real estate. Today, a team of expert engineers use cutting-edge technology to build a brand-new city district where there was once only water.
S07 E02Jan 9, 2020
World's Toughest Tunnels Jan 9, 2020 A team of engineers are overhauling London's underground infrastructure to build a world-class sewer system. Using cutting-edge tech and the latest construction methods, they work to transform a centuries-old network into a modern-day masterpiece.
S07 E03Jan 16, 2020
F-35 Fighter Jet Jan 16, 2020 The F-35 is the most advanced fighter jet on the planet. Special access into the most expensive military program ever reveals how engineers use cutting-edge tech to outfit this 1,200 mile-per-hour aircraft with a state-of-the-art stealth system.
S07 E04Jan 23, 2020
NYC Mega Tower Jan 23, 2020 The skinniest skyscraper in the world will soon become New York's third tallest, and using an innovative, gravity-defying design, this colossal megastructure is breaking all the rules of engineering.
S07 E04May 22, 2019
Himalaya Mega Bridge May 22, 2019 Railroads face many problems, but the challenges of crossing valleys, waterways, and canyons are among the toughest. Experts investigate how the most incredible bridges from around the world help to solve these issues, and how advanced engineering solutions make these innovative railroads possible. From overcoming strong winds with an iconic and ground-breaking viaduct design in France, to the world's longest single span box girder bridge in Wales, and a record-breaking bridge in construction in India, which will be the world's highest when completed, they each demonstrate an inspired engineering solution that allow trains to overcome any obstacles that might stand in their way.
S07 E05Jan 30, 2020
World's Biggest Airport Jan 30, 2020 Behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionized their field.
S07 E06Feb 6, 2020
Spy Plane Declassified Feb 6, 2020 A state-of-the-art NATO airplane is one of the most complex surveillance tools in the world. Special access inside the behemoth reveals how cutting-edge engineering and a hi-tech midair refueling system helps its crew defend against security threats.
S07 E07Feb 13, 2020
World's Highest Bridge Feb 13, 2020 The world's highest bridge impossibly spans an 1,800-foot chasm known as the Crack in the Earth, and to build this engineering marvel, experts use cutting-edge construction technology that can conquer the deadly cliffs of this rugged environment.
S07 E08Feb 20, 2020
Conquering Avalanche Country Feb 20, 2020 Deadly avalanches and catastrophic flooding are ever-present threats at one of the world's busiest ski resorts, but new technology and cutting-edge construction methods help engineers conquer the elements to keep this mountain-top getaway safe.
S07 E09Mar 4, 2020
Infantry Assault Mar 4, 2020 A look at the incredible machines built to get troops directly to the front line, on land, at sea and in the air.
S07 E10Mar 11, 2020
The Independent Mar 11, 2020 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.
S07 E11Mar 18, 2020
Supertanker Europe Mar 18, 2020 A look at the world's biggest oil tanker - the mighty Supertanker Europe of the record-breaking TI Class of ship.
S07 E12Mar 25, 2020
Beijing Daxing Mar 25, 2020 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.
S07 E13Apr 1, 2020
111 W. 57th Street Apr 1, 2020 The skinniest skyscraper on earth is being built in New York City. Can engineers find a way to build this ultra-tall slender building?
S07 E14Apr 8, 2020
South-North Water Diversion Apr 8, 2020 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.
S07 E15Apr 15, 2020
The Falkirk Wheel Apr 15, 2020 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.
S07 E16Apr 22, 2020
Stratolaunch Apr 22, 2020 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.