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NASA Connect - The Future of Flight Equation

NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment involving students in a web activity that teaches how to use different shapes to design different aircraft. The segment also features an online tutorial for instruction in technology. NASA Connect segment exploring the current situation of commercial flight and what kinds of new technology is in place to help pilots today. NASA Connect segment explaining the tools, techniques, and requirements of designing an aircraft. The segment also explains the importance in wind tunnels and model planes. NASA Connect segment exploring the future of aircraft such as NASA's new experimental plane, the Hyper X with a scram jet. NASA Connect segment involving students in a web activity featuring the Plane Math Website to teach students about aeronautical principles, geometric and algebraic math concepts, and aircraft design. NASA Connect segment exploring the process of flight testing. The segment features the Hyper-X and answers questions pertaining to its test stage.                                              
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Video Information
Year: 2004
Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Student Activity; Tuturial; Aircraft; Design; Geometric Shapes; Algebraic; Wing Area; Aspect Ratio; Catapult; Portable Glider Catapult; Wingspan; Root Chord; Tip Chord; Average Chord; Technology; Aviation; Commercial Aircraft; Air Traffic Control System; Navigation; Airspace; Wind Tunnels; Testing Designs; Mission Requirements; Computer Model; Hyper-X; Turbulent Flow; Laminar Flow; Hyper X; Mach; Speek of Sound; Experimental Aircraft; Scram Jet; Hydrogen Fuel; Air Breather; Engine; Web Activity; Aeronautical Principles; Website; Engineers; Research; Test Altitude; NASA Dryden Flight Research Center; Rocket; Data; Post-Flight Analysis;
Duration: 00:28:27
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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