Target: Grades 9-Adult
Length: 28 minutes 30 seconds
"NASA's Destination Tomorrow™: Bringing the Future into Focus" is designed for educators, parents and lifelong learners by NASA Langley's Office of Education. This educational, informative program builds on the premise that much of NASA's aeronautical research focuses on creating today's knowledge to solve tomorrow's problems.
Program 11 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about solar sails which may one day power spacecraft; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn how NASA helped preserve The Constitution, Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights; viewers will learn about the "Spin Tunnel" in the "Retrospective" segment; viewers find about the Next Generation Launch Vehicles in the "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how GPS works in the "How it Works" segment.To order a copy of this video, please visit the Central Operation of Resources for Educators Web site.
This program was first broadcast on NASA TV Education File Schedule October 6, 2003.