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 8 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn about the Materials International Space Station Experiment; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers will learn about a new catalytic converter developed by NASA which will help decrease pollution; viewers will learn about the important history of the Transonic Dynamics Tunnel in the "Retrospective" segment; viewers see how NASA is making flying safer in the "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how lasers works in the "How it Works" segment.