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|NASASciFiles - History of Transportation
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the history of transportation including inventions such as the wheel, the steam engine, and the combustion engine.
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Technology; Transportation; History; Automobiles; Wheel; Steam Engine; Combustion Engine; Model T Ford; Mesopotamia; Nicolas Joseph Cugnot; Gottlieb Daimler;; Karl Benz; Aerodynamics; Drag; Air Resistance; Bicycle; Asia; Mass Transportation; Locomotives; Trains; Subway; Trolley; Horse Cars;
Popularity (downloads): 2217
|Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields
The film opens on an area covered with snow where the following operations are visible: track laying, and dirt moving by explosion, grader, steam shovel, and steam engine.
Keywords: Mines and mineral resources--Pennsylvania; Actuality--Shorts;
Popularity (downloads): 575
|Besler Corporation Promo Film: Steam-Driven Vehicles
Demonstrates the practicality of steam-driven automobiles, airplanes and trains.
Keywords: Transportation: Steam;
Popularity (downloads): 219
Traces the development of the diesel from the Otto 'SILENT' gas engine of 1877, through Rudolph Diesel's engine, to the machines that now drive ships, trains, tractors, trucks and cars....
Popularity (downloads): 357
|NASASciFiles - Launch Catapult
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the on-board steam-powered launch catapult provides the force necessary to give a plane the speed and lift it needs to take off from the...
Keywords: USS Theodore Roosevelt; Aircraft Carrier; John Olivera; Cylinder; Piston; Shuttle; Flight Deck; Thrust; Steam; Nuclear Reactor; Power Plant; Runway; F-14; Dr. D.; Force; Direct Variation; Roll; Dihedral Angle;
Popularity (downloads): 2025
|Down the Gasoline Trail
Cartoon showing what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it flows into the gas tank to when it is exploded in the engine cylinder. This 'fantastic voyage'...
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering;Oil industry;Animation: Advertising;
Popularity (downloads): 449
|Buffalo Fire Department in action
From F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue: Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned...
Keywords: Buffalo (N.Y.)--Fire Dept; Fire fighters--New York (State)--Buffalo; Fire engines--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horses--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (NY) Actuality;
Popularity (downloads): 1286
|NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Hyper-X
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring NASA's Hyper-X program that is working on experimental engine designs that could propel commercial planes into space and make conventional rockets a thing of the...
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; NASA; Hyper-X Program; Commercial Planes; Scram Jet; Propel; Aircraft; Space; Conventional Rockets; Technology; Astronauts; Engine Design; X-43; Air Breathing Engine; Altitude; Supersonic Combustion Ram Jet; Fan Blades; Velocity; Fuel; Thrust; Compressor; Gravity; Hydrogen; Oxygen; Orbital Velocity;
Popularity (downloads): 1943
|NASAKSN - Popcorn
What makes popcorn pop?
Keywords: Bianca Baker; Heat Energy; Expand; Water; Steam;
Popularity (downloads): 1771
|NASA Connect - XPG - Model Testing
NASA Connect segment explaining how models are tested to create more efficient designs. The video explores the new X-33 engine and explains what engineers learn from scale models.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Model; Scale; Testing; Engineers; Design; Linear Aerospike Engine; Conventional Engines; X-33; Nozzle; Ramp; Bell-Shape; Vertical Stabilizer; Space Vehicle; Venture Star;
Popularity (downloads): 1491