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NASASciFiles - Radiation, Spacecraft Materials and Propulsion (2004)
In the third segment of the Case of the Great Space Exploration the tree detectives learn about the types of space radiation, new materials to create spacecrafts and propulsion systems...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; The Great Space Exploration; Biology; Propulsion; Spacecraft Material; Radiation;
Duration: 00:17:06
Popularity (downloads): 717
 
NASA Connect - FoF - Computer Simulation (2003)
NASA Connect Segment explaining how NASA uses computer simulation to design spacecraft, including the next reusable launch vehicle.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Collaborative Engineering Center; CEC; NASA Marshall; Estimating; Thermal Protection Systems; TPS; Software; Hardware; Computer Simulation; Spacecraft; RLV; Reusable Launch Vehicle;
Duration: 00:03:50
Popularity (downloads): 2359
 
NASA Connect - WFS - Tethers (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining how NASA uses tethers to help propell spacecraft already in orbit. The segment also explores the NASA project called ProSEDS which is the first to experiment...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Magnetism; Electricity; Propulsion; Tether; Rocket; Spacecraft; Satellite; Electrodynamic Tether; Magnetic Field; ProSEDS; Propulsive Small Expendable Deployer System; Experiment; Payload; Fuel; International Space Station;
Duration: 00:03:28
Popularity (downloads): 1995
 
NASA Connect - GoE - Navigation To Mars and More Ellipses (2004)
NASA Connect Segment that explores how NASA scientists use geometry to navigate spacecraft from Earth to Mars. It also explains the goals and accomplishments of the Viking Mission.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Navigation to Mars; Spacecraft; NASA Viking Mission; Ellipses; Geometry in Navigation;
Duration: 00:03:03
Popularity (downloads): 934
 
NASA Connect - WFS - Electricity and Magnetism (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining how NASA is using electricity and magnetism to propell spacecraft into orbit. The segment also explains acceleration, mass, and force in an algebraic equation.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Electricity; Magnetism; Electromagnetism; Force; Mass; Acceleration; Spacecraft; Orbit; Propell; Propulsion; MagLev; Magnetic Levitation; Data; Graph;
Duration: 00:05:42
Popularity (downloads): 2410
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT5 - The Viking Project (2004)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing the first mission to land a spacecraft safely on the surface of another planet.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Retrospective; Brad Breckenridge; Viking; Mars; 1968; 1975; 1976; Lander; Orbiter; Israel Taback; Steele McGonegal;
Duration: 00:04:07
Popularity (downloads): 1432
 
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
 
NASAKSN - Wind Tunnels (2003)
NASA Kids Science News segment explaining how wind tunnels work and what they do.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Kids Science News; Wind Tunnel; Airplane; Fan; Wind; Testing; Models; Scale; Aircraft; Race Cars; Spacecraft;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 3839
 
NASA Connect - VT -Scaling the Solar System (2004)
NASA Connect segment that explores how astronomers and scientists use astronomical units in measuring distances in the Solar System.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Scale; Distance; Solar System; Miles; Inches; Meters; Kilometers; Height; Width; Measurement Unit; Astronomical Unit; Baseline; Voyager One Spacecraft;
Duration: 00:04:43
Popularity (downloads): 1648
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Flexible Wing (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining the history of the flexible wing and the existence of the hang glider.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aerodynamics; Flexible Wing; Parachute; Structure; Rigid Wing; Paraglider; Drag; Spacecraft; Tension Lines; Hang Glider; Re-entry System; Kitty Hawk;
Duration: 00:04:40
Popularity (downloads): 2548
 

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