Search Results (6 videos found) 
NASADestinationTomorrow  DT11  SpaceSails
(2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how solar pressurepowered sails may one day be used to propel spacecraft deep into space. Genre: Educational Keywords: Behind the Scenes; Jennifer Pulley; Dr. Keith Belvin; Solar Wind; Solar Pressure; Johannes Kepler; Steele McGonegal; Duration: 00:06:13 Popularity (downloads): 1993 

NASA Connect  GoE  Mars Exploration and Water
(2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining why we are exploring Mars. It also reveals tools and techniques used to explore Mars. Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Ellipses; calculate; Orbits; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler; Water; Duration: 00:01:04 Popularity (downloads): 1445 

NASA Connect  GoE  Elliptical Orbit Activity
(2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students participating in an activity to measure and calculate ellipses. The activity explains ellipses and their relation to Earth and Mars. Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Ellipses; calculate; Orbits; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler; Duration: 00:04:38 Popularity (downloads): 978 

NASA Connect  VT  Parallax
(2004)
NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the geometric technique called parallax. Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle; Duration: 00:06:36 Popularity (downloads): 1576 

NASA Connect  Geometry of Exploration: Water Below the Surface of Mars
(2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students participating in an activity to measure and calculate ellipses. The activity explains ellipses and their... Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Mars; Geometry; Pythagoras Theorem; Ellipses; Mars Millenium Project; Mars Microprobe; Orbits; calculate; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler; Mars Microprobe; Mars Navigation; Water; NASA Online Activity; Life On Mars; Navigation to Mars; Spacecraft; NASA Viking Mission; Geometry in Navigation; Pythagoras; Pythagoras Theorem; Right Triangle; Duration: 00:28:30 Popularity (downloads): 4447 

NASA Connect  The Venus Transit
(2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the... Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle; Graphing; Measurement; Student Activity; Solar System; Scale Models; Scale Drawings; Centimeter; Kilometer; Distance; Miles; Inches; Meters; Height; Width; Measurement Unit; Baseline; Voyager One Spacecraft; Universe; Venus Transit; Solar Eclipse; Radar; International Network of Amateur Astronomers; Planets; Stars; Transits; Duration: 00:28:35 Popularity (downloads): 1900 
