Inventors include: a man trying to build a rocket that can reach orbit with little fuel (the fuel of which is made of used tires); a woman trying to design the space suit of the future, ... See full summary »

Director:

Merlin Crossingham

Writers:

Alex Pascall, Nick Park (created by) | 3 more credits »

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Episode credited cast:
Peter Sallis ... Wallace (voice)
Ashley Jensen ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
Jem Stansfield Jem Stansfield ... Himself - Science Correspondent
John Sparkes John Sparkes ... Goronwy (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Beckham ... Himself (archive footage)
Steve Bennett Steve Bennett ... Himself - Rocket Engineer
Fred Ferguson Fred Ferguson ... Himself - Inventor of the Magenn Air Rotor
Stefan Hartmaier Stefan Hartmaier ... Himself - Mesmer Foundation (as Stefan Hartmeier)
Gustav Mesmer Gustav Mesmer ... Himself (archive footage)
Dava Newman Dava Newman ... Herself - Aerospace Engineer, MIT (as Professor Dava Newman)
Barack Obama ... Himself (archive footage)
Stuart Ross Stuart Ross ... Himself - Jetpack Enthusiast
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Inventors include: a man trying to build a rocket that can reach orbit with little fuel (the fuel of which is made of used tires); a woman trying to design the space suit of the future, which is lighter and allows more maneuverability; an inventor trying to use the Magnus effect to draw power out of the air; the tale of a late inventor who made flying designs with his bicycle included; I man trying to perfect the human jet pack. Written by Justin Boggan

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Country:

UK

Release Date:

10 November 2010 (UK) See more »

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Production Co:

Aardman Animations See more »
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Color
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