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The Rocket Equation | Breakthrough | Episode 5: The Rocket | PBS

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Franklin Chang-Diaz demonstrates the energy required to launch a rocket into space. Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World, Episode 5, premieres Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10/9c.

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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. Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World, Episode 5, premieres Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10/9c.