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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.
Astronomers will soon be getting the chance to peer through a telescope that will be flying high above the city lights.
By PAUL LEWIS WORRIED airline pilots have cast doubt on an official report that ice triggered the crash of a British Airways jet at Heathrow. Investigators say the "probable" cause of a terrifying loss of power as the Boeing 777 landed in January was ice in the plane's fuel system.
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