Videos | Air & Space Magazinehttps://www.airspacemag.com/rss/videos/RSS feed for the videosenFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -00005 Kitchen Objects Inspired By NASAhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/5-kitchen-objects-inspired-by-nasa/Did you know that some of the technologies we take for granted in our kitchens were actually developed by NASA? Here are five of the best, from water filters to freeze-dried food.Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000A Moon Sample Reveals A Surprising Link To Earthhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/a-moon-sample-reveals-a-surprising-link-to-e/"Big Bertha" was one of the moon rocks brought back by the Apollo 14 crew for geological analysis. What it revealed stunned scientists.Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000Apollo 13's Intense Comms Blackouthttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/apollo-13s-intense-comms-blackout/A damaged Apollo 13 was about to re-enter Earth's atmosphere amid a communications blackout. It would become the longest re-entry blackout in the history of the space program.Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000The Design Of The Lunar Rover Was Mostly Guessworkhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/the-design-of-the-lunar-rover-was-mostly-gue/NASA began working on lunar vehicles in the early 1960s—but the project relied more on guesswork than engineering precision. After all, no one had any idea what being on the moon would be like.Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000How Neil Armstrong Saved The Gemini 8 Spacecrafthttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/how-neil-armstrong-saved-the-gemini-8-spacec/Gemini 8 was in trouble. After completing the first space docking with another craft, it begins to spin uncontrollably. Ditching protocol, commanding officer Neil Armstrong tries an unorthodox plan.Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000Why Interest in Space Travel Waned After Apollo 11https://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/why-interest-in-space-travel-waned-after-apo/After the success of Apollo 11, NASA unveiled an ambitious agenda for more missions into space. But interest among the public was beginning to drop—and the Nixon administration balked at the high costsWed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000How Neil Armstrong Trained to Land the Lunar Modulehttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/how-neil-armstrong-trained-to-land-the-lunar/To prepare him for landing the lunar module, Neil Armstrong practiced on a training vehicle right here on Earth. It was designed to replicate flying within a gravitational pull that was 1/6 that of EarthWed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000Why the Apollo 11 Crew Was Quarantined Upon Returnhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/why-the-apollo-11-crew-was-quarantined-upon/The crew of Apollo 11 had made history by landing on the moon and coming back to Earth in one piece. But before the celebrations could begin, they would have to spend some time in quarantineWed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000This Legless Pilot Was A World War II Flying Acehttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/this-legless-pilot-was-a-world-war-ii-flying/On August 9, 1941, a RAF squadron embarked on an aerial raid over France, led by a hotshot pilot named Douglas Bader. He had already shot down 21 enemy fighters and was hungry for more.Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000These British Fighter Planes Ruled The Skies Of Dunkirkhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/these-british-fighter-planes-ruled-the-skies/It's May 1940, and high above the skies of Dunkirk, a squadron of Spitfires is desperately trying to hold off as many German Messerschmitt as they can. The lives of 300,000 British troops depend on it.Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000How Angled Flight Decks Revolutionized Aircraft Carrier Flight Deckshttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/how-angled-flight-decks-revolutionized-aircr/The main innovation of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier was the angled-flight deck. This enabled multiple planes to land and take-off faster, and at the same time.Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0000Armstrongs Close Callhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/3play_processed_45/armstrongs-close-call_1/On May 6, 1968, more than a year before his moon landing, Neil Armstrong had a narrow escape in the lunar landing research vehicle. Video: NASAWed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0000This Apollo 8 astronaut took the famous "Earthrise" photographhttps://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/this-apollo-8-astronaut-took-the-famous-ear/Vying with the Russians for space supremacy, the U.S. successfully launches Apollo 8. Once in orbit, astronaut William Anders takes one of the most legendary photographs of all time.Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0000The moon landing was the television event of the decade.https://www.airspacemag.com/videos/category/new-label/the-moon-landing-was-the-television-event-of/On July 16, 1969, Americans filled highways, streets and homes to witness the launch of a rocket from the Kennedy Space Center: the legendary, moon-bound Apollo 11.Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0000