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NASADestinationTomorrow - DT5 - GIFTS (2004)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing GIFTS (Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer), the future of weather satellite technology which stands to aid in the understanding of weather processes, climate, atmospheric pollution,...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: GIFTS; Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer; Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer; Satellite; Weather; Dr. Bill Smith, Jennifer Pulley; Forecast;
Duration: 00:05:16
Popularity (downloads): 1560
 
NASASciFiles - Hurricane Prediction And Weather Satellites (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining how weather probability is predicted and how satellites work.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Dr. D.; Tornado Box; Tornado; Low Pressure; Counterclockwise; Predict; Steering Winds; Variables; Mass; Volume; Probability; Anita Rapp; Weather Satellite; Gravity; Geostationary; Polar-Orbiting;
Duration: 00:07:45
Popularity (downloads): 1442
 
NASA Connect - ATE - Aerosols and Calipso (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining aerosols and their affect on the changes of climate and weather. The segment also explores the lidar technique in the new CALIPSO satellite.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Aerosols; Atmosphere; Lidar; CALIPSO; Satellite; Radar; Laser; Light; Radio Waves; Probe; CNES; Climate; Weather; Clouds; Particles; Volcanoes; Dust Storms;
Duration: 00:06:42
Popularity (downloads): 1567
 
NASA Connect - ATE - Predicting Weather (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists use satellites to predict weather. The segment explores the Afternoon Constellation, or the collection of satellites known as the 'A' Train as well as...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; CALIPSO; Weather; Weather Balloon; Weather Station; Afternoon Constellation; Aura; PARASOL; CloudSat; Aqua; OCO; Cumulus Clouds; Stratus Clouds; Cirrus Clouds; Nimbostratus; Stratocumulus; Cumulonimbus; Fog;
Duration: 00:05:52
Popularity (downloads): 2059
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT9 - Helios (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing NASA's new Helios aircraft that is remotely piloted to fly at high altitudes. The segment explains how the Helios is a type of satellite to...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Helios; Pilot; Atmosphere; Satellite; Solar; Altitudes; Ultralite Composite Materials; Weather; Telecommunications;
Duration: 00:06:47
Popularity (downloads): 1479
 
NASA Connect - ATE - Climate and Weather (2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining the difference between weather and climate. The segment explores what factors determine weather and how climate is affected by the weather.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Climate; Weather; Atmosphere; Clouds; Precipitation; Heat; Winds; Air Pressure; Moisture; Density; Relative Humidity; Polar; Temperate; Tropical;
Duration: 00:04:36
Popularity (downloads): 2049
 
NASASciFiles - GIFTS (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining how the future of NASA weather satellite imagery will save lives and millions of dollars in hurricane preparation.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Dr. William Smith; Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer; 3-D; Altitude; Steering Winds; Landfall;
Duration: 00:03:05
Popularity (downloads): 1442
 
NASAConnect - PW - Weather and Aviation (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining the aviation weather channel and why pilots need to have a continual awareness of the changing nature of the atmosphere on their flight route.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Meteorology; Weather Channel; Aviation Safety; Pilot;
Duration: 00:04:37
Popularity (downloads): 1247
 
Big Bounce, The
The story of the Echo communications satellite project, and how scientists learned to bounce a radio signal off a big balloon.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Communication: Telephone;Space: Satellites;Communication: Satellite;
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 265
 
NASASciFiles - Space Weather (2005)
Ninth segment of NASA Sci Files The Case of the Technical Knockout explaining how scientists monitor and predict space weather using satellites and other technology.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA SciFiles; Forecasts; Space weather; Goes; Poes; Magnetometer; Solar Cycle; The Case of the Technical Knockout;
Duration: 00:08:02
Popularity (downloads): 895
 

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