NASA's Destination Tomorrow™: Program 20 (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 20 consists of four exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about the new Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn about a new type medical device that will give Doctors a form of X-Ray vision; in the "Retrospective" segment viewers find out how the Space Shuttle program was started; and viewers find out about sonic booms in the "How it Works" segment.