NASA's Destination Tomorrow™: Program 19 (2004-2005)
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 19 consists of four exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about a joint governmental agency working to redesign the national airspace; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn about a new type of airplane which may soon be flying in the Martian Atmosphere; in the "Retrospective" segment viewers find out how NASA's Wind Shear Detection program helped save countless lives; and viewers find out about the Hypersonic X-43 aircraft in the "How it Works" segment.