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NASAConnect - RFTF - Composite Materials (2004)
NASA Connect Segment exploring composite material, what it is, and how it is made. Explains the goals of composites are to develop stronger, more durable, lighter weight materials for...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Composite Material; Space Vehicles; Processes; Lightweight material; Chemistry;
Duration: 00:04:36
Popularity (downloads): 1414
 
NASAConnect - RFTF - Composite Material Experiment (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students in an activity that investigates the strenth and deflection of composite material with and without reinforcement. It reviews vocabulary including polymer, fiber, stress cracks,...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Experiment; Students Activity; Strength; Deflection; Composite Material; Reinforcement; Polymer; Fiber; Stress Cracks; Maximum Deflection;
Duration: 00:06:49
Popularity (downloads): 734
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Composite Materials (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring new, lightweight materials called composite materials. The video describes NASA's use of these materials in new space craft parts that are tougher and safer than...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Steel; Aircraft; Lightweight; Composite Materials; NASA; Temperature Resistant; Advanced Materials and Processing Branch; Nano Tools; Grafite Composite; Carbon Fibers; Synthesis; Polymermatrix Resin; Glue; Microspheres;
Duration: 00:04:58
Popularity (downloads): 2434
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT2 - Morphing Aircraft (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring morphing technology and how it can change the future of aircraft.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aircraft; Morphing; Metamorphosis; NASA Langley; Microspheres; Smart Material; Active Material; Macrofiber Composite; Sensors; Technology; Heat; Light; Sound; Motion; Pressure; Transduction; Solar Cell; Electrical Signal;
Duration: 00:06:35
Popularity (downloads): 2424
 
NASAConnect - RFTF - Composite and Testing Questions (2004)
NASA Connect Segment answering questions from emails and call-ins. Two experts sit in to answer questions about future space vehicles, composite materials, and daily uses for those materials.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Composite Materials; Space Vehicles; Panel of Experts; X-33; X-34; Unpiloted Test Vehicles;
Duration: 00:04:46
Popularity (downloads): 1394
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - Episode 2 (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Video containing five segments as described below. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the issue of ice formation on aircrafts. The segment explains how the icing research...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Icing Research Tunnel; Aircraft; Engineer; Morphing; Metamorphosis; NASA Langley; Microspheres; Smart Material; Active Material; Macrofiber Composite; Supersonic Flight; Sound Barrier; Aerodynamicist; Area Rule; Drag; Lift; Ultrasonic Probe; Dentist; NASA Scientists; Periodontal Disease;
Duration: 00:28:32
Popularity (downloads): 2356
 
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (moulding scene) (1904)
Men working in teams carry buckets of molten material and pour the material into what appear to be molds lined up on the ground.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Air Brake Company; Molding (Founding)Westinghouse air-brake; Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:32
Popularity (downloads): 527
 
NASASciFiles - Types of Volcanoes (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment describing three different varieties of volcanoes.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Robert Bryan; Charlie Thomas; Composite Volcano; Eruption; Ash; Dust; Cinder Cone; Shield Volcano; Kids' Club;
Duration: 00:01:15
Popularity (downloads): 1600
 
NASAConnect - RFTF - New Material Testing (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining the process of testing new materials. It also explores the process for testing and analyzing structures for new space vehicles at room temperature and extreme temperatures.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Testing New Material; Space Vehicles; Room Temperature; Extreme Temperature; Processes; Durability;
Duration: 00:04:19
Popularity (downloads): 1309
 
NASASciFiles - Flight Materials (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment demonstrating NASA's use of smart materials to design the next generation of aircraft.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Thrust; Drag; Lift; Weight; Range; Maximum Flight Distance; Composite; Smart Materials; Nitinol;
Duration: 00:03:10
Popularity (downloads): 1928
 

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