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NASADestinationTomorrow - DT12 - NACA (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the predecessor to NASA. The segment explains how NACA played a huge role in the development of aircraft and aeronautical research and development.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; NASA; NACA; Aeronautical Development; Aviation Organization; President Woodrow Wilson; Pioneer Flight Achievments; Lab; Variable Density Tunnel; High Altitude Flying; Air Pressure; Wind Tunnel; Aerodynamics; Jet Powered Aircraft;
Duration: 00:06:31
Popularity (downloads): 1989
 
NASASciFiles - Density Current (2004)
Third segment of the Ocean Odyssey describes how the salinity and temperature of water increases its density. The Density Current segment describes how the different densities of water in...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA SciFiles; The Ocean Odyssey; Tides; Waves; Oceans; North Atlantic Deep Water; NADW; Antarctic Bottom Water; AABW; Density Current;
Duration: 00:02:39
Popularity (downloads): 1439
 
NASASciFiles - The Channel Tunnel (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the development, design, and creation of the Channel Tunnel.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Transportation; Train; Automobile; English Channel; Channel Tunnel; Nepoleon; France; Great Britain; Geology; Ventilation; Problem; Solution; Scientific Exploration; Study; Ice Age; Sea Level; Technicians; Kilometer; Transatlantic Tunnel; Sea Floor; Anchors;
Duration: 00:04:30
Popularity (downloads): 3673
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - Episode 12 (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Video containing four segments as described below. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the transition of aircraft design through the years. The segment describes what aircraft may...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Aircraft Revolution; Jet Engine; Propeller; Innovation; Efficient; Vehicle Systems Program; Subsonic Transports; Supersonic Aircraft; Personal Air Vehicles; Blended Wing Body; BWB; Emissions; Noise Reduction; Environmentally Friendly; Air Pressure Waves; Sound Barrier; Shock Wave; Sonic Boom; First Flight; Wright Brothers; Controlled Flight; Aircraft Design; Aeronautical Annual; Bicycle; Glider Flight; Scientists; Engineers; Engine; 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; NASA; NACA; Aeronautical Development; Aviation Organization; President Woodrow Wilson; Pioneer Flight Achievments; Lab; Variable Density Tunnel; High Altitude Flying; Air Pressure; Wind Tunnel; Aerodynamics; Jet Powered Aircraft;
Duration: 00:28:31
Popularity (downloads): 2381
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT11 - Spin Tunnel (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing the development of the Vertical Spin Tunnel, designed by NACA engineers to study the flight conditions of an aircraft in spin.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Retrospective; Brad Breckenridge; Flat Spin; Spin Tunnel; NACA; Steele McGonegal; Lt. Francis Evans;
Duration: 00:03:40
Popularity (downloads): 1504
 
VIDA (Visual Information Density Adjuster) (1996)
Video demonstration from the 1999 CHI conference. Multiple studies have shown that clutter or sparsity in visual representations can have negative effects ranging from decreased user performance to diminished...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: CHI; interactive graphics;information navigation; multiscale interfaces; visual interfaces; visualization; zoomable interfaces
Duration: 00:08:23
Popularity (downloads): 365
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT2 - Icing Research Tunnel (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the issue of ice formation on aircrafts. The segment explains how the icing research tunnel is helping engineers combat icing on aircraft.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Icing Research Tunnel; Aircraft; Engineer;
Duration: 00:06:42
Popularity (downloads): 1820
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Wind Tunnels (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing wind tunnels and how aircraft designers use them to understand airflow.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Simulator; Aircraft; Scale Model; Testing; Research; Wind Tunnel; Performance Characteristics; Airflow; Fan; Open Return Wind Tunnel; Closed Return Wind Tunnel; Difuser; Test Section; Water; Nitrogen; Helium; Gases;
Duration: 00:03:46
Popularity (downloads): 2101
 
NASA Connect - RTTS - Advanced Space Propulsion Tech (2003)
Fourth segment of Rocket to the Stars describes a new rocket propulsion technology called Variable Specific Impluse Magnetoplasma Rocket or VASIMR for short.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Rocket to the Stars; Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz; VASIMR; Variable Specific Impulse; Magnetoplasma Rocket; Plasma; States of Matter;
Duration: 00:05:27
Popularity (downloads): 850
 
Twin Peaks Tunnel Construction and Opening (1917)
Twin Peaks trolley tunnel under construction and opening ceremony.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure;
Duration: 00:06:41
Popularity (downloads): 186
 

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