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Engineering Disasters 3 

The background in the disasters that caused the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a 1961 nuclear accident in Idaho, the U.S. Air Force, Texas Tower radar station and the space disasters of Soyuz 11, the Mars Polar Lander, and Mars Climate Orbiter.

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Bruce Nash (creator), Lee Schneider

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Episode credited cast:
Donald R. Abbott Donald R. Abbott ... Himself - President: Texas Tower Association
Matthew Bencke Matthew Bencke ... Himself - Author: 'The Politics of Space'
Robert Cutler Robert Cutler ... Himself - Texas Tower 4 Commander: U.S. Air Force
Peter Dirkmaat Peter Dirkmaat ... Himself - Director: Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center
Egon Lamprecht Egon Lamprecht ... Himself - Firefighter: Atomic Energy Commission
Matthys Levy Matthys Levy ... Himself - Author: Why Buildings Fall Down
Donna Shirley Donna Shirley ... Herself - Assistant Dean of Engineering University of Oklahoma (as Dr. Donna Shirley)
Susan M. Stacy Susan M. Stacy ... Herself - Author and Historian: 'Proving the Principle'
Art Stephenson Art Stephenson ... Himself - Chairman: Failure Investigation Board
Edward Stone ... Himself - Director: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Charles Zimmaro Charles Zimmaro ... Himself - Author and Historian
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The background in the disasters that caused the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a 1961 nuclear accident in Idaho, the U.S. Air Force, Texas Tower radar station and the space disasters of Soyuz 11, the Mars Polar Lander, and Mars Climate Orbiter.

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16 April 2001 (USA) See more »

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