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 3 consists of five exciting segments. In the "Behind the Scenes" segment, viewers will learn how the 2.2 second Drop Tower is helping researchers learn about microgravity here on Earth; in the "Tech Watch" segment, viewers gain insight into a new treatment option developed at NASA for people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; viewers meet Dale Reed, champion of the "Lifting Body Program" as part of the "Retrospective" segment; viewers see how NASA researchers are helping reduce air traffic delays in the "On the Runway" segment; and viewers find out how helicopters work on the "How it Works" segment.