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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
 
NASAConnect - RFTF - Composite Materials (2004)
NASA Connect Segment exploring composite material, what it is, and how it is made. Explains the goals of composites are to develop stronger, more durable, lighter weight materials for...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Composite Material; Space Vehicles; Processes; Lightweight material; Chemistry;
Duration: 00:04:36
Popularity (downloads): 1414
 
NASASciFiles - Robotic Missions and Materials Used In Space (2004)
In the first segment of the Case of the Great Space Exploration the detectives learn about manned and unmanned missions in space. The tree house detectives also learn about the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; The Great Space Exploration; Manned Missions; Unmanned Missions; Robotic Missions; Lander; Phoenix Lander; Spacecraft material; Strange Matter;
Duration: 00:13:16
Popularity (downloads): 576
 
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
 
NASAConnect - RFTF - Composite Material Experiment (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students in an activity that investigates the strenth and deflection of composite material with and without reinforcement. It reviews vocabulary including polymer, fiber, stress cracks,...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Experiment; Students Activity; Strength; Deflection; Composite Material; Reinforcement; Polymer; Fiber; Stress Cracks; Maximum Deflection;
Duration: 00:06:49
Popularity (downloads): 734
 
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 - DT2 - Morphing Aircraft (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring morphing technology and how it can change the future of aircraft.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aircraft; Morphing; Metamorphosis; NASA Langley; Microspheres; Smart Material; Active Material; Macrofiber Composite; Sensors; Technology; Heat; Light; Sound; Motion; Pressure; Transduction; Solar Cell; Electrical Signal;
Duration: 00:06:35
Popularity (downloads): 2424
 
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (moulding scene) (1904)
Men working in teams carry buckets of molten material and pour the material into what appear to be molds lined up on the ground.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Air Brake Company; Molding (Founding)Westinghouse air-brake; Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:32
Popularity (downloads): 527
 

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