Flying Telescope Snaps First Science Photos

A jumbo jet outfitted with an infrared telescope completed its first science flight Dec. 1, making formal observations of the cosmos from high up in Earth's stratosphere.
NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, took off from an Air Force runway in Palmdale, Calif., on Nov. 30. It flew for about 10 hours, capturing images while in flight, before landing Wednesday morning, NASA officials said... Read More

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