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Preview thumbnail for video'From Aerial America: How did a grizzly bear get on California's flag?
From Aerial America: How did a grizzly bear get on California's flag? (3:22)
Preview thumbnail for video'Flying Blind, Again
Flying Blind, Again (2:08)
Preview thumbnail for video'How the largest bird of all time stayed airborne
How the largest bird of all time stayed airborne (3:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'Race Against the Clock
Race Against the Clock (2:39)
Preview thumbnail for video'Dismantling a huge howitzer for a precarious move
Dismantling a huge howitzer for a precarious move (3:28)
Preview thumbnail for video'Testing the Airbus A380
Testing the Airbus A380 (3:01)
Preview thumbnail for video'Skyview: Southern Britain
Skyview: Southern Britain (1:56)
Preview thumbnail for video'Griffon vultures depend on the sun to fly. Why?
Griffon vultures depend on the sun to fly. Why? (1:41)
Preview thumbnail for video'Getting Curiosity on Mars
Getting Curiosity on Mars (1:48)
Preview thumbnail for video'The perfect reptile-bird hybrid definitely looks the part
The perfect reptile-bird hybrid definitely looks the part (2:11)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why inoperative plane sensors can leave pilots helpless.
Why inoperative plane sensors can leave pilots helpless. (4:02)
Preview thumbnail for video'A U-2 gives a helping hand to U.S. troops.
A U-2 gives a helping hand to U.S. troops. (2:42)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Plane Crash Reignites 9/11 Anxieties
A Plane Crash Reignites 9/11 Anxieties (2:53)
Preview thumbnail for video'Brazil's Most Dangerous Landing Strip
Brazil's Most Dangerous Landing Strip (2:32)
Preview thumbnail for video'Footage of the Moment the Japanese Surrendered
Footage of the Moment the Japanese Surrendered (2:39)
Preview thumbnail for video'Mining For Minerals in Space
Mining For Minerals in Space (2:43)
Preview thumbnail for video'Footage of a tense aerial battle during the Falklands War
Footage of a tense aerial battle during the Falklands War (4:40)
Preview thumbnail for video'Landing on ice
Landing on ice (2:23)
Preview thumbnail for video'Was this plane engulfed in St. Elmo's fire?
Was this plane engulfed in St. Elmo's fire? (4:01)
Preview thumbnail for video'Rescuers find missing second plane in remains of wreckage
Rescuers find missing second plane in remains of wreckage (3:41)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Astronauts' Story, Ron Howard's Apollo 13
The Astronauts' Story, Ron Howard's Apollo 13 (2:08)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ambushed by the Iraqi Air Force
Ambushed by the Iraqi Air Force (4:32)
Preview thumbnail for video'The flying hospital
The flying hospital (3:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'Eyewitness accounts from heroic Pentagon survivors
Eyewitness accounts from heroic Pentagon survivors (3:45)
Preview thumbnail for video'Roswell's Bizarre Aircraft Boneyard
Roswell's Bizarre Aircraft Boneyard (2:17)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Do You Put Out a Plane on Fire?
How Do You Put Out a Plane on Fire? (4:52)
Preview thumbnail for video'U.S. Marines first test against Japanese defenses on Okinawa.
U.S. Marines first test against Japanese defenses on Okinawa. (2:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'Under Fire and Closing In
Under Fire and Closing In (2:22)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Brains behind Star Trek
The Brains behind Star Trek (2:34)
Preview thumbnail for video'Reptiles can't fly. But this one glides like a pro.
Reptiles can't fly. But this one glides like a pro. (1:44)