Made in a Day: Satellites
In the series exploring cutting-edge manufacturing in an inter-connected world, OneWeb Satellites in Florida spill the beans on how they’re making the world’s first mass-produced satellites. A combination of space vehicle designers, manufacturing engineers and robotics come together to build and launch web satellites into space, providing internet to almost every part of the globe.
There’s been a revolution in manufacturing and international logistics in the last 10 years. What used to take a month to make and deliver now takes just a day and nowhere is this more evident than in the USA – an economic powerhouse at the heart of the global economy. In this brand-new series, we unveil the incredible scale and human ingenuity behind the manufacture and transportation of some of America’s biggest, global brands.
Season 1 Episode 12
Runtime: 30 minutes
Airdate: Sep 26, 2020
Network: National Geographic Channel