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NASA Connect - Shapes of Flight



NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment exploring the first types of flights including kite flights. The video explores Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and experimental airplanes at a yearly festival. NASA Connect segment explainging the fundamentals of flight and the science behind it. NASA Connect segment involving students in an activity exploring glide ratio and surface area. NASA Connect segment featuring two NASA experts in a question and answer session. The video involves people calling in and emailing questions for the experts to answer. NASA Connect segment explaining how different forces affect aircraft. The video also explores team work and engineering for conducting research. NASA Connect segment explaining the process of modeling and testing model aircraft. The video features two experts who explain how wind tunnels work.                                              
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Video Information
Year: 2004
Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Flights; Experimental Aircraft; Kitty Hawk; Wright Brothers; Auxiliary Wing; Space Vehicle; Kites; Benjamin Franklin; Thrust; Weight; Lift; Drag; Research; Student Activity; Data; Median; Ratio; Mean; Glide; Surface Area; Horizontal; Altitude; Expert; NASA; Scientists; Inquiry; Aircraft Performance; Wing Span; Weather; Mathematics; Scientific Inquiry; Variables; Engineering; Shapes; Wind Tunnels; Testing; Models; Data;
Duration: 00:29:39
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: NASA
Contributing Organization: NASA
Transcript Available: Yes

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2004
Digitizing Organization: Open Video

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