Bridge Builders In China Use Rockets To Shoot 3,200-Foot Cables Across A Valley

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Suspension Cables Shot By A Rocket

A big head-scratcher when building a suspension bridge is how to get those suspension cables from one end of the divide to the other. In the past, helicopters and boats have been employed for this purpose – even kites – but Chinese engineers constructing the Siduhe Grand Bridge had another idea: rockets.

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