This BBC documentary will give us a step by step tour behind the scenes of the designing and building of the world’s best and most up-to-date communication satellites in Stevenage, Britain. With exclusive footage and access of Astrium, one of the top specialist manufacturers, we all get to see the entire process of assembling what is considered to be one of the most complicated and complex machines in the world.
How To Build A Satellite and it’s team attempts to construct their own communication satellite, and we get to follow it all the way. From the complicated inner carbon-fibre skeleton up to the installation of the fuel tanks and engines; we get to witness the entire process. After the satellite is built, we get to see as it is taken to the France to be tested before it can be boxed up and sent to French Guiana in South America, ready to be launched.