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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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT15 - New Materials (2004)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring new materials technology development and how it has revolutionized the world of science and technology.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; New Materials; Composite; Kevlar; Steel; Strong; Bullet Proof; Puncture Proof; Protective Clothing; Lightweight; Synthetic; Structures; Chemistry; High Performance; Electrical Conductivity; Armor; Glass Fiber; Flexible; Polymer; Fabrication; Molecules; Astronauts; International Space Station; Radiation; Meteorites; Aluminum; Carbon Nanotubes; Self-healing Matrix;
Duration: 00:06:33
Popularity (downloads): 1911
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - Episode 4 (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Video containing five segments as described below. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how new tire tread designs and road surfaces are tested at the Aircraft Landing...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aircraft Landing Dynamics Facility; Tire Tread; Road Design; Hydroplane; Grooved Pavement; Automobiles; Planes; Research; Landing Systems; Runways; Components; Simulate; Weather Conditions; Steel; Aircraft; Lightweight; Composite Materials; NASA; Temperature Resistant; Advanced Materials and Processing Branch; Nano Tools; Grafite Composite; Carbon Fibers; Synthesis; Polymermatrix Resin; Glue; Microspheres; Aerodynamics; Flexible Wing; Parachute; Structure; Rigid Wing; Paraglider; Drag; Spacecraft; Tension Lines; Hang Glider; Re-entry System; Kitty Hawk; Hyper-X Program; Commercial Planes; Scram Jet; Propel; Aircraft; Space; Conventional Rockets; Technology; Astronauts; Engine Design; X-43; Air Breathing Engine; Altitude; Supersonic Combustion Ram Jet; Fan Blades; Velocity; Fuel; Thrust; Compressor; Gravity; Hydrogen; Oxygen; Orbital Velocity; Scale Model; Testing; Research; Wind Tunnel; Performance Characteristics; Airflow; Fan; Open Return Wind Tunnel; Closed Return Wind Tunnel; Difuser; Test Section; Water; Nitrogen; Helium; Gases;
Duration: 00:28:30
Popularity (downloads): 2006
 
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
 
NASA Connect - XPG - Weight and Aerodynamics (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining the forces that affect the X-33 and how these forces relate to everyday objects. The video explores weight and aerodynamics and how to design vehicles to...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; X-33; Model; Performance; Composite Materials; Weight; Aerodynamics; Lift; Drag;
Duration: 00:02:56
Popularity (downloads): 2326
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT9 - Helios (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing NASA's new Helios aircraft that is remotely piloted to fly at high altitudes. The segment explains how the Helios is a type of satellite to...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Helios; Pilot; Atmosphere; Satellite; Solar; Altitudes; Ultralite Composite Materials; Weather; Telecommunications;
Duration: 00:06:47
Popularity (downloads): 1479
 
NASASciFiles - Reflective Materials (2001)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring reflective materials, how they are made, and how they work.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Reflective Materials; Curing; Ions; Chemistry; Polymer Solution; Energy; Signals; Antenna;
Duration: 00:02:30
Popularity (downloads): 1149
 

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