NASA's Destination Tomorrow™: Program 15 (2004)
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 15 consists of three exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn why the Saturnian moon Titan, has one of the best chances for life in our Solar System; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn how spacecraft are inserted into orbit by using aerobraking and other aero assist techniques; and viewers find out how bullet proof vests work in the "How it Works" segment.
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This program was first broadcast on NASA TV Education File Schedule July 4, 2004