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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 - 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
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT6 - Flight Simulator (2004)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how NASA uses flight simulators to assist in engineering aircraft.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Flight Simulator; Johnny Alonso; Marshall Smith; Airplane;
Duration: 00:04:31
Popularity (downloads): 2477
 
NASASciFiles - History of Flight (2001)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining the history of flight beginning with the Wright Brothers and continuing to today's inventions such as the International Space Station.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Controlled Flight; History of Flight; Wright Brothers; Jet Engine; Speed of Sound; Rockets; John Glenn; Orbit; Neil Armstrong; Moon; International Space Station; Shuttle; Birds;
Duration: 00:01:33
Popularity (downloads): 2402
 
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
 
NASASciFiles - The Wright Brothers (2001)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the Wright Brothers' and how they solved the problems of flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Scientific Method; Wright Brothers; Powered Flight; Kitty Hawk; Flight Control; Airplane; Hanger;
Duration: 00:02:19
Popularity (downloads): 2015
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT2 - Supersonic Flight (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the soundbarrier and how the theory of area rule enabled efficient, supersonic flight to be possible.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Supersonic Flight; Sound Barrier; Aerodynamicist; Area Rule; Drag; Lift;
Duration: 00:04:05
Popularity (downloads): 1852
 
NASAKSNN - Why Airplanes Fly (2004)
Why Airplanes Fly? This segment explains how airplane flight is similar to bird flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Kids Science News Network; KSNN; Jessica; Cory; Air Foil; Wing Shape; Bernoulli;
Duration: 00:01:00
Popularity (downloads): 1750
 
NASASciFiles - The Four Forces of Flight (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the four forces of flight put planes in the air.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Dr. D.; Lift; Weight; Thrust; Drag; Newton; Third Law; Air; Wind Tunnel; Luther Jenkins; Air Flow; Curvature; Wing;
Duration: 00:05:26
Popularity (downloads): 2315
 
NASA Connect - FOFE - Testing Aircraft (2004)
NASA Connect segment exploring the process of flight testing. The segment features the Hyper-X and answers questions pertaining to its test stage.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Hyper-X; Algebra; Engineers; Research; Test Altitude; NASA Dryden Flight Research Center; Rocket; Data; Post-Flight Analysis;
Duration: 00:05:19
Popularity (downloads): 2160
 

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