breakthrough: the ideas that changed the world
The Rocket

Learn the explosive history of the rocket, from its origin in ancient China, to its use as a weapon of war, to how adding hydrogen allowed it to carry astronauts all the way to the moon.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 105


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Fri, May 24 3:00 P.M. The Smartphone     NH WORLD
Sun, May 26 3:00 A.M. The Smartphone     NH EXPLORE
Sun, May 26 11:00 P.M. The Smartphone     NHPBS
Mon, May 27 5:00 A.M. The Smartphone     NH EXPLORE


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