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NASASciFiles - History of Transportation (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the history of transportation including inventions such as the wheel, the steam engine, and the combustion engine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Technology; Transportation; History; Automobiles; Wheel; Steam Engine; Combustion Engine; Model T Ford; Mesopotamia; Nicolas Joseph Cugnot; Gottlieb Daimler;; Karl Benz; Aerodynamics; Drag; Air Resistance; Bicycle; Asia; Mass Transportation; Locomotives; Trains; Subway; Trolley; Horse Cars;
Duration: 00:03:41
Popularity (downloads): 2217
 
Diesel Story (1952)
Traces the development of the diesel from the Otto 'SILENT' gas engine of 1877, through Rudolph Diesel's engine, to the machines that now drive ships, trains, tractors, trucks and cars....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:20:00
Popularity (downloads): 357
 
Down the Gasoline Trail (1935)
Cartoon showing what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it flows into the gas tank to when it is exploded in the engine cylinder. This 'fantastic voyage'...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering;Oil industry;Animation: Advertising;
Duration: 00:07:55
Popularity (downloads): 449
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Hyper-X (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring NASA's Hyper-X program that is working on experimental engine designs that could propel commercial planes into space and make conventional rockets a thing of the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; NASA; 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;
Duration: 00:06:45
Popularity (downloads): 1943
 
NASA Connect - XPG - Model Testing (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining how models are tested to create more efficient designs. The video explores the new X-33 engine and explains what engineers learn from scale models.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Model; Scale; Testing; Engineers; Design; Linear Aerospike Engine; Conventional Engines; X-33; Nozzle; Ramp; Bell-Shape; Vertical Stabilizer; Space Vehicle; Venture Star;
Duration: 00:01:57
Popularity (downloads): 1491
 
Free Air (1937)
Dramatic depiction of how gasoline and air mix to provide power in the automobile engine.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering;
Duration: 00:09:38
Popularity (downloads): 725
 
What Makes Us Tick (1952)
Cartoon promoting the stock market as the engine of America's prosperity.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Economics;Investing;Animation: Advertising;
Duration: 00:11:35
Popularity (downloads): 135
 
NASASciFiles - Flying A Plane (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment demonstrating how cockpit controls negotiate the forces of flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Rudder; Elevator; Yoke; Climb; Descent; Gravity; Drag: Thrust; Lift; Engine; Propeller; Synthetic Vision;
Duration: 00:01:55
Popularity (downloads): 1742
 
Exclusively Yours (1954)
Texaco sales film aimed at Texaco dealers, introducing a new high octane gasoline with the additive ""Petrox."" Excellent cutaway engine illustrates pistons in use; also good animation of same....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 296
 
Something for Nothing (1940)
Cartoonist Rube Goldberg creates a little animation to explain how fuel is converted to power in the modern automobile engine.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Animation: Rube Goldberg;Automobiles: Engineering;
Duration: 00:08:47
Popularity (downloads): 993
 

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