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Airborne Observatory Reveals Mystery Of Star Formation
2013-04-17 11:52:24

Using observations from an airborne observatory, NASA researchers have discovered new details on how massive stars form within a cloud of interstellar gas and dust.

AAA Educators Fly on NASA's SOFIA Airborne Observatory
2013-02-15 08:35:24

The first four Airborne Astronomy Ambassador (AAA) educators returned safely to Earth, landing in Palmdale, Calif. early in the morning Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, after completing their initial flight on NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA.

SOFIA Received Upgrades Integrating Telescope Onboard Command And Control Systems
2012-12-05 14:07:06

NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aircraft has recently received major upgrades to its observatory and avionics systems that will significantly improve the systems' efficiency and operability.

sofia nasa
2012-08-31 22:12:56

Astronomers will soon be getting the chance to peer through a telescope that will be flying high above the city lights.

2012-04-19 11:56:43

The Astrophysical Journal, a leading professional astronomy research publication, will issue a special edition of its Letters volume on April 20 with papers about observations made with NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) airborne telescope.

2012-04-18 11:04:25

NASA has selected a science instrument upgrade to the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) airborne observatory.


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