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 2 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn how the Icing Research Tunnel at NASA Glenn is helping to save lives; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers gain insight into the Periodontal Probe that is making pain free dentistry a reality; viewers meet Richard Whitcomb, inventor of the "Area Rule" concept as part of the "Retrospective" segment; viewers see how NASA researchers are designing planes to fly more like birds in "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how sensors work on the "How it Works" segment.