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NASA Destination Tomorrow: Bringing the Future into Focus is a series of 30-minute educational television programs that focus on NASA research, past, present, and future, and is designed for educators, parents, and adult (lifelong) learners.

Each program in this award-winning series follows a magazine style format with segments ranging from three to eight minutes in length. The development of each program is based on the theory, principles, and educational research as they apply to how adults learn and apply knowledge.

For more detailed information visit the Destination Tomorrow website.


flight simulator

PROGRAM ONE

- Synthetic Vision
- The Fetal Heart Rate Monitor
- John Houbolt and Lunar Orbit-Rendezvous
- Measuring Pollution with LiDAR
- How Does An Airplane Fly?

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sensors

PROGRAM TWO

- Icing Research
- Painless Dentistry
- Richard Whitcomb and the 'Area Rule' Concept
- Morphing and Birld-Like Airplanes
- How Do Sensors Work?

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aircraft

PROGRAM THREE

- Creating Microgravity On Earth
- A Treatment Option for ADHD
- Dale Reed and 'Lifting Bodies'
- Reducing Airport Traffic Delays
- How Does a Helicopter Fly

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nanotubes

PROGRAM FOUR

- X-43 Space Vehicle
- Nanotubes
- How It Works: Wind Tunnels
- The Flexible Wing
- The Advanced Landing Dynamics Facility

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blended wing

PROGRAM FIVE

- Impact Dynamics Research Facility
- Intra-cranial Pressure Monitoring Device
- How It Works: Turbine Engines
- Development of the X-15
- The Blended Wing Body

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mars explorer

PROGRAM SIX

- The Exploration of Mars
- New Innovations in Children's Car Seats
- How It Works: Flight Simulators
- Dr. Max Faget: Inside NASA's Space Program
- Various Rolls Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Play in Society

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cross section

PROGRAM SEVEN

- A New Program at NASA called GIFTS
- The Next Generation in Heart Assist Devices
- How It Works: Virtual Reality
- The Successes of the Viking Mission
- NASA’S Aviation Safety Program

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laser

PROGRAM EIGHT

- Materials International Space Station Experiment
- A New Type of Catalytic Converter
- How It Works: Lasers
- The Transonic Dynamics Wind Tunnel at NASA Langley
- A New Turbulence Warning Systems

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helios aircraft

PROGRAM NINE

- Helios Aircraft
- Smart Probe
- The Gemini Mission
- Quiet Aircraft Technology Program
- Space Suits

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fighter aircraft

PROGRAM TEN

- Aurora Borealis
- Parachute Recovery System
- Air Traffic Control
- American Fighter Aircraft of WWII
- Atmospheric Satellite Systems

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constitution

PROGRAM ELEVEN

- Solar Sails
- Preserving Historical Documents
- Researching Flat Spin
- The Next Generation of Reusable Launch Vehicles
- How Global Positioning System Work

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wright brothers

PROGRAM TWELVE

A Century of Flight - A look back at the first century of powered flight and how it was realized by the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk in December of 1903. Also, new innovations that could be the first steps in the next revolution of aircraft design.

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mars rover

PROGRAM THIRTEEN

- The Mars Tumbleweed, a wind driven rover
- Robot assistants will help astronauts with routine tasks
- How It Works: Telescopes

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video game

PROGRAM FOURTEEN

- An update on the Mars Exploration Rover
- A new type of catalytic converter
- Using video games to treat hyperactivity

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PROGRAM FIFTEEN

- Studying Titan, Saturn's largest moon
- Using 'Aero-braking' to slow spacecraft
- Creating advanced materials

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astronaut

PROGRAM SIXTEEN

- Food Technology
- Packaging and processing food for space
- What do astronauts eat?

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space food

PROGRAM SEVENTEEN

- Food Technology Part 2
- Future food technologies
- Developing foods for long term missions

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mars explorer

PROGRAM EIGHTEEN

- NASA's new plans for Space Exploration
- Robotic Missions
- Other Worlds: getting there and staying there

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airplane

PROGRAM NINETEEN

- Future of aeronautics research at NASA
- Airplanes on Mars
- NASA's aeronautics success stories

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supersonic

PROGRAM TWENTY

- X-ray vision devices for doctors
- Scouting for landing sites on Mars
- The history of the Space Shuttle
- How It Works: Sonic Booms

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aviation_safety

PROGRAM TWENTY-ONE

The Aviation Safety Program
- Single Aircraft Accident Prevention
- The Impact Dynamics Research Facility
- The Icing Research Tunnel

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small_aircraft

PROGRAM TWENTY-TWO

- Small Aircraft Transportation System
- A ballistic parachute system for small aircraft
- Other advances in safety technology

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saturn

PROGRAM TWENTY-THREE

- Success of the Cassini-Huygens mission
- Future robotic missions to other planets
- How geo-spacial data is used with GPS

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PROGRAM TWENTY-FOUR

- Mars Phoenix mission
- Viking mission to Mars - 30 years later
- How space suits work

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PROGRAM TWENTY-FIVE

- Radiation protection
- Radiation on the Moon and Mars
- The effects of radiation on human tissue

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last update: September 20, 2006
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