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NASADestinationTomorrow - DT11 - SpaceSails (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how solar pressure-powered sails may one day be used to propel spacecraft deep into space.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Behind the Scenes; Jennifer Pulley; Dr. Keith Belvin; Solar Wind; Solar Pressure; Johannes Kepler; Steele McGonegal;
Duration: 00:06:13
Popularity (downloads): 1993
 
NASA Connect - GoE - Mars Exploration and Water (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining why we are exploring Mars. It also reveals tools and techniques used to explore Mars.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Ellipses; calculate; Orbits; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler; Water;
Duration: 00:01:04
Popularity (downloads): 1445
 
NASA Connect - GoE - Elliptical Orbit Activity (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students participating in an activity to measure and calculate ellipses. The activity explains ellipses and their relation to Earth and Mars.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Ellipses; calculate; Orbits; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler;
Duration: 00:04:38
Popularity (downloads): 978
 
NASA Connect - VT - Parallax (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the geometric technique called parallax.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle;
Duration: 00:06:36
Popularity (downloads): 1576
 
NASA Connect - Geometry of Exploration: Water Below the Surface of Mars (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students participating in an activity to measure and calculate ellipses. The activity explains ellipses and their...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Mars; Geometry; Pythagoras Theorem; Ellipses; Mars Millenium Project; Mars Microprobe; Orbits; calculate; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler; Mars Microprobe; Mars Navigation; Water; NASA Online Activity; Life On Mars; Navigation to Mars; Spacecraft; NASA Viking Mission; Geometry in Navigation; Pythagoras; Pythagoras Theorem; Right Triangle;
Duration: 00:28:30
Popularity (downloads): 4447
 
NASA Connect - The Venus Transit (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle; Graphing; Measurement; Student Activity; Solar System; Scale Models; Scale Drawings; Centimeter; Kilometer; Distance; Miles; Inches; Meters; Height; Width; Measurement Unit; Baseline; Voyager One Spacecraft; Universe; Venus Transit; Solar Eclipse; Radar; International Network of Amateur Astronomers; Planets; Stars; Transits;
Duration: 00:28:35
Popularity (downloads): 1900
 

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