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Interactive Simulations

Over twenty years ago, NASA Glenn Research Center developed this collection of interactive simulation exercises to accompany our Beginners Guide to Aeronautics educational content. Students and others in academia, industry, and those with an interest in aeronautics, visit these pages daily to learn and refresh their knowledge of these concepts. Thousands of educators use this content to support their lessons in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Work in Progress

We are updating and improving the look and feel of this content to continue supporting our audience in learning about aeronautics and related concepts.

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Wind Tunnels

Wright Brothers Aircraft


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