Engineering Disasters 3


60m 2001

Brief Synopsis

A look at five instances where flawed design has led to embarrassment and in many cases, death and destruction. Included are such engineering disasters as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, an explosion at an Idaho Falls nuclear reactor, the ill-fated Soyuz 11 Soviet space flight resulting in the death of t

Film Details

Also Known As
Modern Marvels (04/16/01)
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Actuality Productions; Hearst Entertainment & Syndication

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A look at five instances where flawed design has led to embarrassment and in many cases, death and destruction. Included are such engineering disasters as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, an explosion at an Idaho Falls nuclear reactor, the ill-fated Soyuz 11 Soviet space flight resulting in the death of three cosmonauts, the Texas Tower radar station tragedy and NASA's two recent failed Mars projects.

Film Details

Also Known As
Modern Marvels (04/16/01)
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Actuality Productions; Hearst Entertainment & Syndication

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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