BREAKTHROUGH: THE IDEAS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD : The Rocket

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET

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Blast off into history to see how rockets originated not in the sky, but in a cave in ancient China.
  • Airdate(s): 5/15/2019, 10:00 - 11:00 PM ET
  • Original Broadcast: 5/15/19
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Episode Description

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.

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