Space Suits • 2019 • episode "1/4" Survival in the Skies

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Track the evolution of the space suit, from the first pressure suit of the 1930s to outfits that will take man to Mars.

Survival in the Skies • 2019 • 4 episodes •

Space Suits

Track the evolution of the space suit, from the first pressure suit of the 1930s to outfits that will take man to Mars.

2019 • Physics


Meet the innovators who developed newer, safer ways to fall from the sky and those whose lives were saved by them

2019 • Physics

Ejection seats

Witness the ingenuity and bravery of the pioneers who developed, built, and even risked their lives testing the ejection seat.

2019 • Physics

The Jet Race

From the first gas turbine to tomorrow's hypersonic jet engines, see the evolution of the machine that is changing the world.

2019 • Physics

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