View Full Version : Airborne Observatory Passes Next Stage of Testing

2010-Jan-21, 05:00 PM
If you've ever been out observing and the clouds roll in, undoubtedly you've thought, "If I could only get above all of these stupid clouds, the sky would look great!" Well, NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is capable of doing just that: SOFIA is an infrared telescope mounted on a 747SP airliner that [...]

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