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Programming for 2002-3

"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.

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Program 6 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about the new Mars Rover's trip to the Red Planet; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn about a Child Presence Sensor which will give parents "a second set of eyes"; viewers meet Maxime Faget, Mercury Spacecraft designer in the "Retrospective" segment; viewers see how NASA is designing Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how a flight simulator works on the "How it Works" segment.
 

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Program 7 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about the new weather satellite which will greatly improve weather prediction; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn about NASA's commercial invention of the year, the Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) which will potentially save millions of lives; viewers meet Israel Taback, Chief Engineer for the Viking Mission in the "Retrospective" segment; viewers see how NASA is making flying safer in the "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how virtual reality works in the "How it Works" segment.
 

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Program 8 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about the
Materials International Space Station Experiment; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn about a new
catalytic converter developed by NASA which will help decrease pollution; viewers will learn about the important
history of the Transonic Dynamics Tunnel (TDT) in the "Retrospective" segment; viewers see how NASA is making flying safer in the "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how lasers works in the "How it Works" segment
 

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Program 9 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about the HELIOS experimental airplane; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn about a new breast cancer detection device developed by NASA which will help save lives; viewers will learn about Project Gemini in the "Retrospective" segment; viewers see how NASA is making flying quieter in the "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how space suits works in the "How it Works" segment.
 

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Program 10 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about how NASA is studying the Northern Lights; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn about a parachute that is attached to a plane, rather than a person; viewers will learn about World War II aircraft in the "Retrospective" segment; viewers see new satellites which may help predict weather better in the "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how air traffic control works in the "How it Works" segment.

Programming for
2001/02
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2002/03 - 2003/04

 
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