Inside Mighty Machines: EPISODE 6

Aircraft Carrier

For 40 years, Nimitz-class aircraft carriers have delivered U.S. military might all over the globe. But now these legendary ships are being slowly phased out for a new fleet of supercarriers. Former NASA rocket engineer Chad Zdenek spends a week aboard the USS Carl Vinson with a team of engineers, mechanics, and sailors to uncover the engineering innovations that allowed this ship to launch, land, and relaunch more planes, more quickly than ever before.


    • Tuesday
    • 7:00pm
    Oct 22
    • Friday
    • 3:00am
    Oct 25
    • Sunday
    • 4:00am
    Nov 03