How Do You Get a Rocket to Land Back on Earth?
Clip: Season 46 Episode 5 | 2m 23s
Returning a rocket safely back to the launch site involves a series of complex steps which begin on the edge of space, when still traveling at over 3,500 miles per hour.
Aired: 02/13/19 |
Rise of the Rockets Preview
Preview: S46 Ep5 | 29s
Decoding da Vinci
S46 Ep21 | 53m 31s
Rise of the Mammals
S46 Ep17 | 53m 27s
Why Bridges Collapse
S46 Ep18 | 53m 9s | WETA Passport
Interactive | external link
NOVA Labs is a free digital platform that engages teens and lifelong learners in games and interactives that foster authentic scientific exploration. Participants take part in real-world investigations by visualizing, analyzing, and playing with the same data that scientists use.Play
More Science and Nature Shows
Capturing the splendor of the natural world, from the African plains to the Antarctic ice.
- Changing Planet
Changing Planet revisits six of our planet's most vulnerable ecosystems.
- America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston
Explore our passionate relationship with outdoor spaces.
- The Green Planet
Sir David Attenborough travels the globe to reveal the secret, incredible world of plants.
Join Steve Backshall in uncharted territory to uncover the world’s last unknown places.
- Wild Scandinavia
See Scandinavia’s epic landscapes full of fjords, magical forests and fiery volcanoes.