Search Results (62 videos found)
Layout: Sort by:
Results per page:
NASASciFiles - History of Transportation (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the history of transportation including inventions such as the wheel, the steam engine, and the combustion engine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Technology; Transportation; History; Automobiles; Wheel; Steam Engine; Combustion Engine; Model T Ford; Mesopotamia; Nicolas Joseph Cugnot; Gottlieb Daimler;; Karl Benz; Aerodynamics; Drag; Air Resistance; Bicycle; Asia; Mass Transportation; Locomotives; Trains; Subway; Trolley; Horse Cars;
Duration: 00:03:41
Popularity (downloads): 2217
 
Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields (1904)
The film opens on an area covered with snow where the following operations are visible: track laying, and dirt moving by explosion, grader, steam shovel, and steam engine.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Mines and mineral resources--Pennsylvania; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:25
Popularity (downloads): 575
 
Besler Corporation Promo Film: Steam-Driven Vehicles (1932)
Demonstrates the practicality of steam-driven automobiles, airplanes and trains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Steam;
Duration: 00:15:39
Popularity (downloads): 219
 
Diesel Story (1952)
Traces the development of the diesel from the Otto 'SILENT' gas engine of 1877, through Rudolph Diesel's engine, to the machines that now drive ships, trains, tractors, trucks and cars....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:20:00
Popularity (downloads): 357
 
NASASciFiles - Launch Catapult (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the on-board steam-powered launch catapult provides the force necessary to give a plane the speed and lift it needs to take off from the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: USS Theodore Roosevelt; Aircraft Carrier; John Olivera; Cylinder; Piston; Shuttle; Flight Deck; Thrust; Steam; Nuclear Reactor; Power Plant; Runway; F-14; Dr. D.; Force; Direct Variation; Roll; Dihedral Angle;
Duration: 00:05:55
Popularity (downloads): 2025
 
Down the Gasoline Trail (1935)
Cartoon showing what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it flows into the gas tank to when it is exploded in the engine cylinder. This 'fantastic voyage'...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering;Oil industry;Animation: Advertising;
Duration: 00:07:55
Popularity (downloads): 449
 
Buffalo Fire Department in action (1897)
From F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue: Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Buffalo (N.Y.)--Fire Dept; Fire fighters--New York (State)--Buffalo; Fire engines--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horses--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (NY) Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 1286
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Hyper-X (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring NASA's Hyper-X program that is working on experimental engine designs that could propel commercial planes into space and make conventional rockets a thing of the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; NASA; Hyper-X Program; Commercial Planes; Scram Jet; Propel; Aircraft; Space; Conventional Rockets; Technology; Astronauts; Engine Design; X-43; Air Breathing Engine; Altitude; Supersonic Combustion Ram Jet; Fan Blades; Velocity; Fuel; Thrust; Compressor; Gravity; Hydrogen; Oxygen; Orbital Velocity;
Duration: 00:06:45
Popularity (downloads): 1943
 
NASAKSN - Popcorn (2003)
What makes popcorn pop?

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Bianca Baker; Heat Energy; Expand; Water; Steam;
Duration: 00:00:55
Popularity (downloads): 1771
 
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
 

The Open Video Project is managed at the Interaction Design Laboratory,
at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill