Nova Season 5 Episode 11 – Icarus’ Children

Aired : Mar 29 1978 | 29 Views |

Watch Nova season 5 episode 11 online for free. In the summer of 1977 Paul MacCready, a California scientist and businessman, won the coveted Kremer Prize. His achievement was to design and build an airplane which completed, unaided, a one-mile figure-eight course entirely under the power provided by the pilot himself. This is the story of those many failures and MacCready’s success.