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Story of a Star, The (1956)
Chemistry gives birth to new synthetics benefitting women, in this case sheer stockings.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Fashion;Synthetics;Gender roles;
Duration: 00:08:08
Popularity (downloads): 197
Wonderful World of Wash 'n' Wear, The (1958)
Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment make washday a pleasure. Host: Jeffrey Lynn.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Materials: Synthetics;Home economics;Appliances: Sales;
Duration: 00:22:30
Popularity (downloads): 164
Synthetic Fibers: Nylon and Rayon (1949)
Making and using rayon and nylon.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Materials: Synthetics;
Duration: 00:12:23
Popularity (downloads): 838
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Composite Materials (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring new, lightweight materials called composite materials. The video describes NASA's use of these materials in new space craft parts that are tougher and safer than...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Steel; Aircraft; Lightweight; Composite Materials; NASA; Temperature Resistant; Advanced Materials and Processing Branch; Nano Tools; Grafite Composite; Carbon Fibers; Synthesis; Polymermatrix Resin; Glue; Microspheres;
Duration: 00:04:58
Popularity (downloads): 2434
NASASciFiles - Flight Materials (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment demonstrating NASA's use of smart materials to design the next generation of aircraft.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Thrust; Drag; Lift; Weight; Range; Maximum Flight Distance; Composite; Smart Materials; Nitinol;
Duration: 00:03:10
Popularity (downloads): 1928
NASASciFiles - Reflective Materials (2001)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring reflective materials, how they are made, and how they work.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Reflective Materials; Curing; Ions; Chemistry; Polymer Solution; Energy; Signals; Antenna;
Duration: 00:02:30
Popularity (downloads): 1149
Tomorrow Always Comes (Part I) (1941)
Time-travel story promoting rayon lingerie.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Fashion: Industry;Media: Television;Synthetics;
Duration: 00:13:31
Popularity (downloads): 1150
Tomorrow Always Comes (Part II) (1941)
Time-travel story promoting rayon lingerie.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Fashion: Industry;Media: Television;Synthetics;
Duration: 00:15:22
Popularity (downloads): 343
Plastics (1944)
Surveys the growth of the plastic industry, stressing the new materials developed during World War II. Shows the manufacture and fabrication of articles from plastic materials.

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:15:00
Popularity (downloads): 267
NASAConnect - RFTF - Composite and Testing Questions (2004)
NASA Connect Segment answering questions from emails and call-ins. Two experts sit in to answer questions about future space vehicles, composite materials, and daily uses for those materials.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Composite Materials; Space Vehicles; Panel of Experts; X-33; X-34; Unpiloted Test Vehicles;
Duration: 00:04:46
Popularity (downloads): 1394

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