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16.422 Human Supervisory Control of Automated Systems, Spring 2005
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Human Supervisory Control of Automated Systems discusses elements of the interactions between humans and machines. These elements include: assignment of roles and authority; tradeoffs between human control and human monitoring; and human intervention in automatic processes. Further topics comprise: performance, optimization and social implications of the system; enhanced human interfaces; decision aiding; and automated alterting systems. Topics refer to applications in aerospace, industrial and transportation systems.

Subject:
Computer engineering
Aerospace engineering
Automation
Electrical engineering
Date Added:
09/01/2016
BUILDING YOUR OWN DRONES - A Beginner's Guide to Drones, UAVs, and ROVs - Free Chapter
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Ebook for aspiring drone-builders of all stripes will appreciate this book, as it covers many different areas of building your own drone projects, including not only electronics, but motors, airframe-building techniques, and tools.

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Computer engineering
Aerospace engineering
Automation
Electrical engineering
Date Added:
09/01/2016
Center of Gravity Activity
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This resource, "Center of Gravity Activity" is included in Lesson 2 Control Surfaces which is a part of Unit 12 Control Surfaces included in ASA - Course 1 of the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering subject area.

Subject:
Aerospace engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
NASA
Date Added:
02/16/2015
The Cruise to Mars
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The long journey to Mars through the harsh environment of space confronts the Curiosity navigation team with a long list of challenges to get the spacecraft safely to its destination.

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Aerospace engineering
Astronomy
Date Added:
07/30/2012
Curiosity, The Stunt Double
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Mars Science Lab mission's Curiosity rover is playing the role of stunt double for NASA astronauts, as it monitors radiation levels on its journey to Mars. Curiosity is equipped with a Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD) which was turned on shortly after launch and is experiencing deep-space radiation storms in the same way that a real astronaut would.

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Aerospace engineering
Astronomy
Date Added:
07/30/2012
How Do You Land on Mars?
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Landing a spacecraft on Mars is one of the trickiest things we do. This 60-second video explains how it’s done, and the three landing systems we use at the Red Planet.

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Aerospace engineering
Astronomy
Date Added:
07/30/2012
The Law of Action and Reaction: Newton's Third Law Video
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This NASA video segment explores how Newton's third law of motion applies to aerospace. An instructor at NASA's National Test Pilot School defines the third law and explains how a jet engine works to move an aircraft forward. There is also a discussion about the four forces involved in flying an aircraft. This resource, "Newtons Third Law Video" is included in Lesson 4 Newton's Third Law Applied which is a part of Unit 04 Newton's Laws and Aerospace Application included in ASA - Course 1 of the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering subject area.

Subject:
Aerospace engineering
Materials science
Physics
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
NASA
Date Added:
10/01/2020
Lift Equation Activity - Worksheet
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This resource, "Lift Equation Activity" is included in Lesson 2 Theories and Factors Affecting Lift which is a part of Unit 08 Aircraft Forces - Lift and Weight included in ASA - Course 1 of the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering subject area.

Subject:
Aerospace engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
NASA
Date Added:
02/16/2015
NASA Unveils Xbox Kinect 'Mars Rover Landing' Game
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Danielle Roosa, granddaughter of Apollo 14 astronaut Stuart Roosa, demonstrates NASA and Microsoft's free Kinect interactive Xbox video game, 'Mars Rover Landing.' The new game lets players try their skill at landing the Curiosity rover on Mars. The game is available free of charge in the Xbox Live Marketplace and Kinect Central.

Subject:
Aerospace engineering
Astronomy
Date Added:
07/30/2012
NASA Video: Pitch Control
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This video explains how an elevator was used to control the pitch of the Wright Brothers' aircraft. This resource, "NASA Pitch Video" is included in Lesson 1 Roll, Pitch, and Yaw which is a part of Unit 12 Control Surfaces included in ASA - Course 1 of the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering subject area.

Subject:
Aerospace engineering
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
NASA
Date Added:
02/16/2015
NASA Video: Roll Control
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This video explains how wing warping is used to roll aircraft. This resource, "NASA Yaw Video" is included in Lesson 1 Roll, Pitch, and Yaw which is a part of Unit 12 Control Surfaces included in ASA - Course 1 of the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering subject area.

Subject:
Aerospace engineering
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
NASA
Date Added:
02/16/2015
NASA Video: Thrust
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This video discusses how thrust force affected the flight of the Wright Brothers' aircraft. This resource, "Thrust NASA Video" is included in Lesson 1 Thrust which is a part of Unit 09 Aircraft Forces - Thrust included in ASA - Course 1 of the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering subject area.

Subject:
Aerospace engineering
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
NASA
Date Added:
02/16/2015