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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
 
Space Works 5, complete video (1986)
Six topics are discussed: (1) Unistik Vehicle Controller to help the handicapped, (2) the world's most powerful computer, (3) a plane which changes the shape of its wings during flight,...

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: NASA;Space;
Duration: 00:29:49
Popularity (downloads): 1609
 
NASA Connect - BHFSTE - Exercise In Space (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaing how astronauts exercise in space and how they endure long-duration space flights. The video also explores ways of measuring levels of fitness.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Microgravity; Space; Weight Training; Long-Duration Space Flight; Astronauts; Fitness; Muscle Atrophy; Bones; Muscles; Health Risk;
Duration: 00:06:32
Popularity (downloads): 1937
 
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
 
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
 
NASAKSN - Space Flight Physical Changes (2003)
NASA Kids Science News segment explaining how astronauts' bodies change in space.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Kids Science News; Astronauts; Physical Changes; Body Fluids; Bones; Spine; Grow; Exercise; Heart; Muscles; Body;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 1678
 
NASA Connect - FoF - RLVs (2003)
NASA Connect Segment explaining how Reusable Launch Vehicles are designed and used by NASA for launch, space travel, and re-entry.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Jennifer Pulley; Kathy Kynard; Marshall Space Flight Center; RLV; Reusable Launch Vehicle; Design; Booster; Thermal Protection System; TPS; Re-entry;
Duration: 00:05:11
Popularity (downloads): 2082
 
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
 

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