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ARCHIVE: Real World: Lessons in Heavy Metal

ARCHIVE: Real World: Lessons in Heavy Metal

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Watch as NASA engineers use a special welding technique known as friction-stir welding to bond new composite metals. See how this process adds strength to the material. Learn to convert degrees Fahrenheit to degrees Celsius. The Ares launch vehicle described in this video never made it to launch, but designs for this mission advanced technology.

Published on: September 11, 2009

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NASA; NASA eClips; NIA; Real World; middle school; math; video; education; engineering; technology; physical science; measurement; welding; temperatures; Fahrenheit; Celsius; Ares; tensile strength; composites; plasticity; conversions; stir-friction, STEM,