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Preview thumbnail for video'The Terrifying Physics of World War II Dive Bombing
The Terrifying Physics of World War II Dive Bombing (3:43)
Preview thumbnail for video'U.S. Pilot Scores a Direct Hit on the Carrier Hiryu
U.S. Pilot Scores a Direct Hit on the Carrier Hiryu (2:56)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Loss of the Titanic Led to
The Loss of the Titanic Led to "Iceberg Patrols" in the Atlantic (2:34)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Pilot Was the Unsung Hero of the Battle Of Midway
This Pilot Was the Unsung Hero of the Battle Of Midway (2:30)
Preview thumbnail for video'Was Flight 821 Brought Down by a 737 Design Flaw?
Was Flight 821 Brought Down by a 737 Design Flaw? (2:47)
Preview thumbnail for video'Did a Volcano Eruption Slow the Development of Life?
Did a Volcano Eruption Slow the Development of Life? (3:00)
Preview thumbnail for video'The B-17 Bomber Changed the Face of Aerial Warfare
The B-17 Bomber Changed the Face of Aerial Warfare (1:59)
Preview thumbnail for video'Were Tarom Flight 371 pilots fit to fly?
Were Tarom Flight 371 pilots fit to fly? (2:29)
Preview thumbnail for video'How an oil pressure alarm misled pilots
How an oil pressure alarm misled pilots (2:58)
Preview thumbnail for video'Eyewitnesses report a fire in one of Flight 101's engines
Eyewitnesses report a fire in one of Flight 101's engines (2:06)
Preview thumbnail for video'The HMS Queen Elizabeth prepares for the first landing of a Royal Navy helicopter on deck
The HMS Queen Elizabeth prepares for the first landing of a Royal Navy helicopter on deck (3:29)
Preview thumbnail for video'The different teams involved in testing the F-35B Lightning
The different teams involved in testing the F-35B Lightning (3:27)
Preview thumbnail for video'This group protested America’s bid to put a man on the Moon
This group protested America’s bid to put a man on the Moon (2:12)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ed Dwight Jr. was set to become America’s first Black astronaut
Ed Dwight Jr. was set to become America’s first Black astronaut (3:23)
Preview thumbnail for video'The tests for the F-35B Lightnings are taken up a notch
The tests for the F-35B Lightnings are taken up a notch (2:47)
Preview thumbnail for video'Was icy weather a factor in this plane's fatal crash?
Was icy weather a factor in this plane's fatal crash? (2:10)
Preview thumbnail for video'A grounded astronaut makes an inspiring comeback
A grounded astronaut makes an inspiring comeback (3:45)
Preview thumbnail for video'Did this flight crew have the training to fly a Boeing 737?
Did this flight crew have the training to fly a Boeing 737? (3:45)
Preview thumbnail for video'The NASA engineer that saved Apollo 12
The NASA engineer that saved Apollo 12 (3:37)
Preview thumbnail for video'What this rock sample tells us about the Moon
What this rock sample tells us about the Moon (3:33)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why the Armed Forces Needed This Strange Looking Aircraft
Why the Armed Forces Needed This Strange Looking Aircraft (2:12)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Devastation Caused by the 2018 Fuego Eruption
The Devastation Caused by the 2018 Fuego Eruption (3:03)
Preview thumbnail for video'Plane Approaches Runway at an Extreme Angle
Plane Approaches Runway at an Extreme Angle (2:21)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Astonishing Spying Capabilities of this U.S. Satellite
The Astonishing Spying Capabilities of this U.S. Satellite (1:56)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Neil Armstrong Saved The Gemini 8 Spacecraft
How Neil Armstrong Saved The Gemini 8 Spacecraft (3:20)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Design Of The Lunar Rover Was Mostly Guesswork
The Design Of The Lunar Rover Was Mostly Guesswork (2:37)
Preview thumbnail for video'Apollo 13's Intense Comms Blackout
Apollo 13's Intense Comms Blackout (3:47)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Moon Sample Reveals A Surprising Link To Earth
A Moon Sample Reveals A Surprising Link To Earth (2:04)
Preview thumbnail for video'5 Kitchen Objects Inspired By NASA
5 Kitchen Objects Inspired By NASA (2:24)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why the Apollo 11 Crew Was Quarantined Upon Return
Why the Apollo 11 Crew Was Quarantined Upon Return (2:59)