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Impossible Engineering

  • Season 3
  • 12 episodes
  • Education

Summary

The stories behind some astounding feats of engineering, including the Tokyo Skytree, Halley VI, the Pioneering Spirit, the Panama canal expansion, Crossrail and the International Space Station.

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Episode 12: The Perdido Oil Rig

Summary

How an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico was inspired by the first drilled oil well, pioneering remote manipulator arms, and the discovery of fireproof chemicals.

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