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Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The photographer placed his camera to encompass as much of the loading ramp of a mail delivery building as possible. As the film begins, several horse-drawn postal transportation vehicles are...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:52
Popularity (downloads): 487
 
Transporting Internal Rev. stamps, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The film shows a two-horse postal delivery wagon backed against a ramp, where two men are unloading the contents of the wagon into a delivery chute.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Delivery of goods; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 375
 
NASASciFiles - Simple Machines (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how simple machines affect energy transfer.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Disability; Accessibility; Wheelchair; Inclined Plane; Lever; Wheel And Axle; Wedge; Pulley; Screw; Ramp; Circus; Lever And Fulcrum; Teeter Board; Pitcher; Flyer; Trapeze; Potential Energy; Kinetic Energy; Acrobat; Aerial Hoop;
Duration: 00:04:01
Popularity (downloads): 2707
 
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
 
Animal Act
Opens on a closeup of a baboon "playing" a violin, then cuts to a medium shot of the same. The baboon wears a white short-sleeved shirt with a loose bow...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Circus animals--United States; Baboons--United States; Donkeys--Behavior--United States; Dogs--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Animal films and programs; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:28
Popularity (downloads): 1219
 
The Story of Hoover Dam, segment 02 of 12 (1996)
The history of the Colorado River's seasonal flows is described

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Hoover Dam;Construction;Dam
Duration: 00:02:46
Popularity (downloads): 1248
 
NASA Connect - Rocket to The Stars (2003)
NASA Connect video containing four segments as described following. First segment of Rocket to the Stars defines work and energy using the concepts of force, motion, distance, mass, height, and...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Rocket to the Stars; Jennifer Pulley; Energy; Work; Force; Distance; Motion; Joule; Potential energy; Kinetic energy; KE: Gravitational Potential Energy; GPE; Conversation of energy; Program Hands on Activity; Dr. Anita Krishnamurthi; Prometheus; Jupiter's Moons; Propulsion Technology; Nuclear Energy; Nuclear Reaction; Nuclear Fission; Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz; VASIMR; Variable Specific Impulse; Magnetoplasma Rocket; Plasma; States of Matter;
Duration: 00:28:33
Popularity (downloads): 1981
 
NASASciFiles - The Case of the Powerful Pulleys (2003)
NASA Sci Files video containing the following ten segments. NASA Sci Files segment describing how belaying tools and techniques provide a safe means of vertical ascent. NASA Sci Files segment...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Doug Harding; Rock Climbing; Harness; ATC; Figure 8; Dynamic Rope; Rappelling; Pulley; Simple Machine; Force; Aerospace Engineer; Crashworthiness; Gantry; Impact Dynamic Research Facility; Double Hitching; Lisa Jones; Safety Engineer; Load Limit; Safety C
Duration: 00:59:00
Popularity (downloads): 2071
 
NASA Connect - Proportionality - The X-Plane Generation (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing seven segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining different energy sources. The video also explores how engineers use computation. NASA Connect segment explaining energy and...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Energy; Computation; Engineer; Propulsion; Force; Gravity; Proportionality; Ratio; Model; Scale; Rocket; Testing; Design; Web Activity; Test Flight; Record Data; Online; Linear Aerospike Engine; Conventional Engines; X-33; Nozzle; Ramp; Bell-Shape; Vertical Stabilizer; Space Vehicle; Venture Star; Performance; Composite Materials; Weight; Aerodynamics; Lift; Drag; Dimensions; Scale Factor; Linear; Student Activity; Compute; Velocity; Speed of Sound; Launch Vehicle; Thermal Protection System; Spacecraft; Atmosphere; Revolutions;
Duration: 00:28:29
Popularity (downloads): 840
 
NASA Connect - Ahead Above The Clouds (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing five segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment exploring new and future technology to help meteorologists predict hurricanes and other severe weather. The video explores GIFTS,...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geostationary; Satellites; Technology; Hurricanes; Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer; GIFTS; Temperature; Water Vapor; Wind; Remote Sensing; Steering Winds; Hurricane Hunters; Moisture; Air Pressure; National Hurricane Center; Eye Wall; Computer Models; Data; Hurricane Prediction; Meteorologists; The Weather Channel; Typhoon; Baguio; Tropical Cyclone; Eye Center; Landfall Probability; Hurricane Watch; Hurricane Warning; Tropical Wave; Low-Pressure System; Coordinates
Duration: 00:28:31
Popularity (downloads): 2515
 

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