Target: Grades 9-Adult
Length: 28 minutes 30 seconds
"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.
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 one of NASA's commercial inventions of the year, the Ventricular Assist Device 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.