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NASA eClips™: Shuttle Safety
February 22, 2012

Target: Grades 6-8

Length: 5 minutes 32 seconds

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Learn about the safety measures that protected the shuttle astronauts. Computer modeling and simulation were used to help engineers evaluate the probability of malfunctions in everything from shuttle valves to the thermal protection system.
 

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