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Panoramic view of Electric Tower from a balloon (1901)
The title indicates that this film was taken from a balloon. However, there is no aerial photography. Instead it is an up and down or elevation of the camera on...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo; N.Y.); Exhibitions--United States; Towers--New York (State)--Buffalo; Exhibition buildings--New York (State)--Buffalo; Amusement rides--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (N.Y.); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:20
Popularity (downloads): 692
 
Mountain Skywater, segment 04 of 12 (1996)
Weather data is collected that helps to determine cloud seeding experiments

Genre: Documentary
Keywords:
Duration: 00:02:18
Popularity (downloads): 492
 
Kinograms Newsreel
Typical newsreel from the silent era, featuring Jack Dempsey, a balloon race, women dancing in chilly breezes, a juggler, and opium being confiscated and burned in Shanghai.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels;China;Substance abuse: Drugs;
Duration: 00:06:43
Popularity (downloads): 278
 
Big Bounce, The
The story of the Echo communications satellite project, and how scientists learned to bounce a radio signal off a big balloon.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telephone;Space: Satellites;Communication: Satellite;
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 265
 
Exploring Mars
An overview of current projects, including solar balloons and rovers, dedicated to the exploration of Mars' geography. Features NASA's Jet Propolsion Lab located in Pasadena, California.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA;Mars;space;exploration;solar balloon;rovers;
Duration: 00:06:02
Popularity (downloads): 986
 
San Francisco Aerials (1920)
San Francisco Civic Center and other neighborhoods, shot from a balloon. Includes coverage of City Hall and views of aerobatics above the city.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical;Aviation: Aerobatics;San Francisco: City Hall;
Duration: 00:05:10
Popularity (downloads): 218
 
NASAConnect - MMOU - Expanding Universe Activity (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students in an activity to create a model of the expanding galaxy with a balloon. It explains how scientists use models for observation and how...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Student Activity; Models; Graphs; Data; Universe; Galaxy;
Duration: 00:05:14
Popularity (downloads): 2609
 
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 - ATE - Predicting Weather (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists use satellites to predict weather. The segment explores the Afternoon Constellation, or the collection of satellites known as the 'A' Train as well as...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; CALIPSO; Weather; Weather Balloon; Weather Station; Afternoon Constellation; Aura; PARASOL; CloudSat; Aqua; OCO; Cumulus Clouds; Stratus Clouds; Cirrus Clouds; Nimbostratus; Stratocumulus; Cumulonimbus; Fog;
Duration: 00:05:52
Popularity (downloads): 2059
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - Episode 12 (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Video containing four segments as described below. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the transition of aircraft design through the years. The segment describes what aircraft may...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aircraft Revolution; Jet Engine; Propeller; Innovation; Efficient; Vehicle Systems Program; Subsonic Transports; Supersonic Aircraft; Personal Air Vehicles; Blended Wing Body; BWB; Emissions; Noise Reduction; Environmentally Friendly; Air Pressure Waves; Sound Barrier; Shock Wave; Sonic Boom; First Flight; Wright Brothers; Controlled Flight; Aircraft Design; Aeronautical Annual; Bicycle; Glider Flight; Scientists; Engineers; Engine; 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; NASA; NACA; Aeronautical Development; Aviation Organization; President Woodrow Wilson; Pioneer Flight Achievments; Lab; Variable Density Tunnel; High Altitude Flying; Air Pressure; Wind Tunnel; Aerodynamics; Jet Powered Aircraft;
Duration: 00:28:31
Popularity (downloads): 2381
 

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