Survival In the Skies

Genre: History, Science & Engineering

Duration: 4x60

Year of Production: 2015

Production Company: Arrow Media

Broadcaster: Smithsonian

Definition: HD

The inside story of four crucial inventions that have paved the way for human exploration over the last century: The space suit, ejector seat, parachute and jet engine have protected and saved thousands of people from certain death. But their evolution has been a turbulent journey..

In each episode we feature the incredible breakthroughs, turning points, triumphs and disasters; and the people involved – pioneers, engineers, designers and those who owe their lives to them.

Series 1: 4x60 | HD | 2015