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NASASciFiles - Launch Catapult



NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the on-board steam-powered launch catapult provides the force necessary to give a plane the speed and lift it needs to take off from the flight deck runway of the USS Theodore Roosevelt.                                              
 
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Video Information
Year: 2003
Genre: Educational
Keywords: USS Theodore Roosevelt; Aircraft Carrier; John Olivera; Cylinder; Piston; Shuttle; Flight Deck; Thrust; Steam; Nuclear Reactor; Power Plant; Runway; F-14; Dr. D.; Force; Direct Variation; Roll; Dihedral Angle;
Duration: 00:05:55
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: NASA
Contributing Organization: NASA
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2004
Digitizing Organization: Open Video

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