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NASASciFiles - Airplane Design (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment describing how airplane designer Burt Rutan takes projects from conception to reality, and the features that are the keys to flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Burt Rutan; Boomerang; Proteus; Voyager; Imagination; Wing Span; Thrust;
Duration: 00:03:11
Popularity (downloads): 1903
 
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
 
NASA Connect - The Venus Transit (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle; Graphing; Measurement; Student Activity; Solar System; Scale Models; Scale Drawings; Centimeter; Kilometer; Distance; Miles; Inches; Meters; Height; Width; Measurement Unit; Baseline; Voyager One Spacecraft; Universe; Venus Transit; Solar Eclipse; Radar; International Network of Amateur Astronomers; Planets; Stars; Transits;
Duration: 00:28:35
Popularity (downloads): 1900
 
NASASciFiles - The Case of the Challenging Flight (2003)
NASA Sci Files video containing the following twelve segments. NASA Sci Files segment describing how engineers negotiate the natural factors that affect airplane flight. NASA Sci Files segment describing how...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Bob Star; Electronic Classroom; Dryden Flight Research Center; Weight; Center Of Gravity; Wing; Tail; Pitch; Yaw; F 104 Starfighter; Lift; X29; Burt Rutan; Boomerang; Proteus; Voyager; Imagination; Wing Span; Thrust; Dr. Textbook; Birds; Icarus; DaVinci;
Duration: 00:58:23
Popularity (downloads): 2795
 
NASA Connect - Geometry of Exploration: Water Below the Surface of Mars (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students participating in an activity to measure and calculate ellipses. The activity explains ellipses and their...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Mars; Geometry; Pythagoras Theorem; Ellipses; Mars Millenium Project; Mars Microprobe; Orbits; calculate; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler; Mars Microprobe; Mars Navigation; Water; NASA Online Activity; Life On Mars; Navigation to Mars; Spacecraft; NASA Viking Mission; Geometry in Navigation; Pythagoras; Pythagoras Theorem; Right Triangle;
Duration: 00:28:30
Popularity (downloads): 4447
 
NASA Connect - Rocket to The Stars (2003)
NASA Connect video containing four segments as described following. First segment of Rocket to the Stars defines work and energy using the concepts of force, motion, distance, mass, height, and...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Rocket to the Stars; Jennifer Pulley; Energy; Work; Force; Distance; Motion; Joule; Potential energy; Kinetic energy; KE: Gravitational Potential Energy; GPE; Conversation of energy; Program Hands on Activity; Dr. Anita Krishnamurthi; Prometheus; Jupiter's Moons; Propulsion Technology; Nuclear Energy; Nuclear Reaction; Nuclear Fission; Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz; VASIMR; Variable Specific Impulse; Magnetoplasma Rocket; Plasma; States of Matter;
Duration: 00:28:33
Popularity (downloads): 1981
 
NASA Connect - Shapes of Flight (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment exploring the first types of flights including kite flights. The video explores Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and experimental...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Flights; Experimental Aircraft; Kitty Hawk; Wright Brothers; Auxiliary Wing; Space Vehicle; Kites; Benjamin Franklin; Thrust; Weight; Lift; Drag; Research; Student Activity; Data; Median; Ratio; Mean; Glide; Surface Area; Horizontal; Altitude; Expert; NASA; Scientists; Inquiry; Aircraft Performance; Wing Span; Weather; Mathematics; Scientific Inquiry; Variables; Engineering; Shapes; Wind Tunnels; Testing; Models; Data;
Duration: 00:29:39
Popularity (downloads): 1727
 

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