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Norman Goddard and His Glider (1929)
Stanford, California: Norman Goddard photographed with his glider and in the air; scenes with wife.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: History;California: History;
Duration: 00:06:21
Popularity (downloads): 165
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Flexible Wing (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining the history of the flexible wing and the existence of the hang glider.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aerodynamics; Flexible Wing; Parachute; Structure; Rigid Wing; Paraglider; Drag; Spacecraft; Tension Lines; Hang Glider; Re-entry System; Kitty Hawk;
Duration: 00:04:40
Popularity (downloads): 2548
 
NASA Connect - TWM - First Flying Machines (2002)
NASA Connect segment exploring the first flying machines including their design and development. The host demonstrates the flight simulator of the original glider.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Wright Brothers; Flight Simulator; Axis; First Flying Machine; Glider; Kitty Hawk; Engineering Method; Pitch; Roll; Yaw; Wind Tunnel; Elevator Control; Wing Warp; Rudder; Propellor; Wing; Lift; Drag;
Duration: 00:04:18
Popularity (downloads): 1859
 
NASASciFiles - Aviation History (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment tracing the history of human flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Dr. Textbook; Birds; Icarus; DaVinci; George Cayley; Glider; Wright; 1903;
Duration: 00:01:30
Popularity (downloads): 1528
 
NASASciFiles - Testing (2001)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining the steps of testing and why proper conditions for testing are required.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Wright Brothers; Testing; Conditions; Glider; Lift; Calculations;
Duration: 00:01:03
Popularity (downloads): 1768
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT12 - First Flight Control (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how the Wright Brothers successfully achieved controlled flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; First Flight; Wright Brothers; Controlled Flight; Aircraft Design; Aeronautical Annual; Bicycle; Glider Flight; Scientists; Engineers; Engine; Propeller;
Duration: 00:08:43
Popularity (downloads): 2695
 
NASA Connect - MTF - Math and Wright Brothers (2000)
NASA Connect segment explaining ratios and proportions. The segment describes how these math concepts helped the Wright Brothers to invent the first flying machine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Ratios; Proportions; Wright Brothers; Kitty Hawk; First Flight; Revolutions; Bicycle; Distance; Cross-Multiply; Glider; Mathematics; Aspect Ratio;
Duration: 00:03:50
Popularity (downloads): 2289
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT12 - Flight Pioneers (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the background of the first attempted flights. The segment also looks back on the pioneers who built the first flying machine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; First Flight; Wright Brothers; Glider; Flight Pioneers; Flying Machine; Aviation; Aerodynamic Principles; Bird Flight; Feathers; Flapping Wings; Heavier Than Air Machine; Hot Air Balloon; Lift; Drag; Whirling Arm; Wing Designs;
Duration: 00:03:20
Popularity (downloads): 2838
 
NASA Connect - FOFE - Aircraft Design Activity (2004)
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...

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;
Duration: 00:04:38
Popularity (downloads): 1412
 
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
 

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