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The NASA Television Education File
Broadcast Times: 8-9 a.m., 4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m. Eastern Standard or Daylight Time

January's Theme: Challenges of Aviation

Note: Because programming may be pre-empted by other events, consider recording items of interest if interruption would cause a problem. Video tapes of some programs are also available for order from CORE.


January 1, 2012
Tuesday


Holiday (New Year's Day)

January 2, 2012
Wednesday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Lunar Landing Test Designs (6-8)
Our Home: Earth From Space (9-12)
Destination Tomorrow: Program 23 (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Lunar Landing Test Designs (6-8)
Our Home: Earth From Space (9-12)
Destination Tomorrow: Program 23 (9-Adult)
Passport to Knowledge: From the Sun to the Stars - The New Science of Heliophysics (9-Adult)

January 3, 2012
Thursday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication System (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Exercise Equipment (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Farewell to the Mars Phoenix Lander (6-8)
NASA CONNECT™: The Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication System (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Exercise Equipment (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Farewell to the Mars Phoenix Lander (6-8)
NASA CONNECT™: The Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning (6-8)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Ocean Odyssey" (3-5)

January 4, 2012
Friday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Finding Dinosaurs (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Flight Test Articles (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Apollo 11 -- History in the Making (9-12)
Destination Tomorrow™ Twenty-One (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Finding Dinosaurs (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Flight Test Articles (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Apollo 11 -- History in the Making (9-12)
Destination Tomorrow™ Twenty-One (9-Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Ocean Odyssey" (3-5)

January 5, 2012
Saturday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Data Loggers (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Designing a Capsule for Space (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (6-8)
NASA CONNECT™: Breaking Barriers: Solving Linear Equations (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Data Loggers (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Designing a Capsule for Space (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (6-8)
NASA CONNECT™: Breaking Barriers: Solving Linear Equations (6-8)
NASA CONNECT™: Landscape Archaeology: Hidden Treasures (6-8)
NASA CONNECT™: Functions and Statistics: Dressed for Space (6-8)

January 6, 2012
Sunday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Cryogenics in Transportation (9-12)
NASA eClips™: A-Train (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Cryogenics - -The Cold Hard Facts (9-12)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Cryogenics in Transportation (9-12)
NASA eClips™: A-Train (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Cryogenics - -The Cold Hard Facts (9-12)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: The Case of the Galactic Vacation (3-5)

January 7, 2012
Monday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: A-Train Satellites (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Atmosphere and Optical Telescopes (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Aurora Lights: Why They Exist and What Causes Them (9-12)
Flying Machines (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: A-Train Satellites (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Atmosphere and Optical Telescopes (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Aurora Lights: Why They Exist and What Causes Them (9-12)
Flying Machines (9-Adult)
NASA CONNECT™: Rocket to the Stars (6-8)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)

January 8, 2012
Tuesday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Bernoulli's Principle On Board the International Space Station (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Biofeedback (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Cool Clouds (K-5)
NASA's Destination Tomorrow™: Program 20 (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Bernoulli's Principle On Board the International Space Station (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Biofeedback (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Cool Clouds (K-5)
NASA's Destination Tomorrow™: Program 20 (9-Adult)
Passport to Knowledge: From the Sun to the Stars - The New Science of Heliophysics (9-Adult)

January 9, 2012
Wednesday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: NASA Technologies Helping Firefighters (9-12)
NASA eClips™: NASA Technologies Used to Treat Acne and Orthodontics (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Satellites and Solar Eruptions (6-8)
Destination Tomorrow™ Nineteen (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: NASA Technologies Helping Firefighters (9-12)
NASA eClips™: NASA Technologies Used to Treat Acne and Orthodontics (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Satellites and Solar Eruptions (6-8)
Destination Tomorrow™ Nineteen (9-Adult)
NASA CONNECT™: Measurement, Ratios, and Graphing: Safety First (5-8)
A Lightning Field Trip (5-8)

January 10, 2012
Thursday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Clouds and Earth's Radiation Budget (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Cohesion and Adhesion On Board the International Space Station (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Contrails (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Path of Totality: Measuring Angular Size and Distance (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Clouds and Earth's Radiation Budget (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Cohesion and Adhesion On Board the International Space Station (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Contrails (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Path of Totality: Measuring Angular Size and Distance (6-8)
NASA SCIence Files™: The Case of the Galactic Vacation (3-5)

January 11, 2012
Friday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Centripetal Force (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Challenges of Exploration -- The Right Vehicle for the Job (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Chandra -- Exploring the Invisible Universe (K-5)
NASA CONNECT™: Geometry and Algebra: The Future Flight Equation (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Centripetal Force (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Challenges of Exploration -- The Right Vehicle for the Job (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Chandra -- Exploring the Invisible Universe (K-5)
NASA CONNECT™: Geometry and Algebra: The Future Flight Equation (6-8)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Energy Crunch" (3-5)

January 12, 2012
Saturday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication System (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Environmental Control on the International Space Station (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Exercise Equipment (K-5)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication System (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Environmental Control on the International Space Station (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Exercise Equipment (K-5)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Galactic Vacation" (3-5)

NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate works to solve the challenges that still exist in our nation's air transportation system: air traffic congestion, safety, and environmental impacts. Solutions to these problems require innovation, dedicated research and development into new aircraft technologies, flight research and support aircraft, and the evolution of test technologies at NASA centers around the country. Join NASA TV Jan. 13-19 as we feature programs that focus on the challenges of aviation, past developments and future possibilities.

January 13, 2012
Sunday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication System (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (K-5)
NASA eClips™: The Lighter Side (9-12)
NASA eClips™: How High is the Ocean? (K-5)
Destination Tomorrow™ Eighteen (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication System (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (K-5)
NASA eClips™: The Lighter Side (9-12)
NASA eClips™: How High is the Ocean? (K-5)
Destination Tomorrow™ Eighteen (9-Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Zany Animal Antics" (3-5)

January 14, 2012
Monday


Holiday (Martin Luther King Day)

January 15, 2012
Tuesday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Flight Test Articles (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Fluid Dynamics -- What a Drag! (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Light Detection and Ranging (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Measurement, Ratios and Graphing: 3, 2, 1...Crash! (5-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Flight Test Articles (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Fluid Dynamics -- What a Drag! (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Light Detection and Ranging (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Measurement, Ratios and Graphing: 3, 2, 1...Crash! (5-8)
Passport to Knowledge: From the Sun to the Stars - The New Science of Heliophysics (9-Adult)

January 16, 2012
Wednesday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Designing a Capsule for Space (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Monitoring Earth's Energy Budget With CERES (6-8)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Designing a Capsule for Space (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Monitoring Earth's Energy Budget With CERES (6-8)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Great Space Exploration" (3-5)

January 17, 2012
Thursday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: NASA and a Dinosaur Named Dakota (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (K-5)
NASA eClips™: The Lighter Side (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Measurement of All Things: Atmospheric Detectives (4-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: NASA and a Dinosaur Named Dakota (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (K-5)
NASA eClips™: The Lighter Side (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Measurement of All Things: Atmospheric Detectives (4-8)
Destination Tomorrow™ Seventeen (9-Adult)
NASA CONNECT™: "Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast!" (6-8)

January 18, 2012
Friday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Flight Test Articles (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Fluid Dynamics -- What a Drag! (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Space Weather (6-8)
NASA eClips™: NASA and a Dinosaur Named Dakota (6-8)
Destination Tomorrow™ Sixteen (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Flight Test Articles (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Fluid Dynamics -- What a Drag! (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Space Weather (6-8)
NASA eClips™: NASA and a Dinosaur Named Dakota (6-8)
Destination Tomorrow™ Sixteen (9-Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: The Case of the Mysterious Red Light (3-5)

January 19, 2012
Saturday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Designing a Capsule for Space (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (6-8)
NASA eClips™: NASA Technologies Used to Treat Acne and Orthodontics (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Good Stress: Building Better Muscles and Bones (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Designing a Capsule for Space (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (6-8)
NASA eClips™: NASA Technologies Used to Treat Acne and Orthodontics (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Good Stress: Building Better Muscles and Bones (6-8)
NASA's Destination Tomorrow™: Program 15 (9-Adult)
NASA CONNECT™: Geometry and Algebra: The Future Flight Equation (6-8)


January 20, 2012
Sunday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: NASA in 3-D (9-12)
NASA eClips™: NASA Technologies Helping Firefighters (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Cool Clouds (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication System (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Geometry and Algebra: Glow With the Flow (5-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: NASA in 3-D (9-12)
NASA eClips™: NASA Technologies Helping Firefighters (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Cool Clouds (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication System (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Geometry and Algebra: Glow With the Flow (5-8)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Electrical Mystery" (3-5)

January 21, 2012
Monday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Testing NASA's New Moon Robot (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Farewell to the Mars Phoenix Lander (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Finding Dinosaurs (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Food for Thought (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Functions and Statistics: Dressed for Space (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Testing NASA's New Moon Robot (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Farewell to the Mars Phoenix Lander (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Finding Dinosaurs (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Food for Thought (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Functions and Statistics: Dressed for Space (6-8)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Biological Biosphere" (3-5)

January 22, 2012
Tuesday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Exercise Equipment (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Exploring in the Lunar Electric Rover (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Eyes in the Sky (K-5)
NASA CONNECT™: Algebra: Mirror, Mirror on the Universe (4-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Exercise Equipment (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Exploring in the Lunar Electric Rover (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Eyes in the Sky (K-5)
NASA CONNECT™: Algebra: Mirror, Mirror on the Universe (4-8)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Zany Animal Antics" (3-5)

January 23, 2012
Wednesday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Honeybees (K-5)
Our Home: Earth From Space (9-12)
Destination Tomorrow™ Fourteen (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Honeybees (K-5)
Our Home: Earth From Space (9-12)
Destination Tomorrow™ Fourteen (9-Adult)
Passport to Knowledge: From the Sun to the Stars - The New Science of Heliophysics (9-Adult)

January 24, 2012
Thursday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Heart Rate and Blood Pressure (6-8)
NASA eClips™: History of Winter -- Abiotic Conditions (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Home Improvement -- Space Station Style (6-8)
NASA CONNECT™: Path of Totality: Measuring Angular Size and Distance (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Heart Rate and Blood Pressure (6-8)
NASA eClips™: History of Winter -- Abiotic Conditions (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Home Improvement -- Space Station Style (6-8)
NASA CONNECT™: Path of Totality: Measuring Angular Size and Distance (6-8)


January 25, 2012
Friday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Global Cloud Observation Day (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Going Green? What Does That Mean? (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Gravity in Space (K-5)
NASA CONNECT™: "Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast!" (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Global Cloud Observation Day (6-8)
NASA eClips™: Going Green? What Does That Mean? (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Gravity in Space (K-5)
NASA CONNECT™: "Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast!" (6-8)
NASA SCIence Files™: The Case of the Physical Fitness Challenge (3-5)

January 26, 2012
Saturday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Fluid Shift (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Food for Thought (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Gigapan (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Data Analysis and Measurement: Dancing in the Night Sky (6-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Fluid Shift (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Food for Thought (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Gigapan (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Data Analysis and Measurement: Dancing in the Night Sky (6-8)
NASA SCIence Files™: The Case of the Challenging Flight (3-5)

January 27, 2012
Sunday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Advanced Equipment to Use on the Moon (9-12)
Our Home: Earth From Space (9-12)
Destination Tomorrow™ Twelve (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Advanced Equipment to Use on the Moon (9-12)
Our Home: Earth From Space (9-12)
Destination Tomorrow™ Twelve (9-Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Great Space Exploration" (3-5)

January 28, 2012
Monday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Fluid Dynamics -- What a Drag! (9-12)
Introduction to High-Altitude Ballooning (9-Adult)
Destination Tomorrow™ Eleven (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Fluid Dynamics -- What a Drag! (9-12)
Introduction to High-Altitude Ballooning (9-Adult)
Destination Tomorrow™ Eleven (9-Adult)
Passport to Knowledge: From the Sun to the Stars - The New Science of Heliophysics (9-Adult)

January 29, 2012
Tuesday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Finding Dinosaurs (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Firing the Space Shuttle Main Engines (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Flight Test Articles (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Algebra: Mirror, Mirror on the Universe (4-8)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Finding Dinosaurs (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Firing the Space Shuttle Main Engines (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Flight Test Articles (9-12)
NASA CONNECT™: Algebra: Mirror, Mirror on the Universe (4-8)
Destination Tomorrow™ Ten (9-Adult)
NASA CONNECT™: "Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast!" (6-8)

January 30, 2012
Wednesday

8-9 a.m.

Colors of the Sun (5-8)
NASA eClips™: Analog Testing in Extreme Environments (NEEMO) (6-8)
Destination Tomorrow™ Eight (9-Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

Colors of the Sun (5-8)
NASA eClips™: Analog Testing in Extreme Environments (NEEMO) (6-8)
Destination Tomorrow™ Eight (9-Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Technical Knockout" (3-5)

January 31, 2012
Thursday

8-9 a.m.

NASA eClips™: Apollo 11 -- Challenges of Landing on the Moon (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Arecibo -- The Largest Radio Telescope on Earth (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Mathematics: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (6-8)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)

4-6 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

NASA eClips™: Apollo 11 -- Challenges of Landing on the Moon (9-12)
NASA eClips™: Arecibo -- The Largest Radio Telescope on Earth (K-5)
NASA eClips™: Mathematics: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (6-8)
Unlocking the Mysteries: Science on the Edge of Our Solar System (Adult)
NASA SCIence Files™: "The Case of the Zany Animal Antics" (3-5)



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