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NASA Boeing 747SP Flying Observatory Resumes Test Flights

Video courtesy NASA This 107 second video clip shows NASA's flying observatory as it resumes test flights including the first in-flight opening of the telescope cavity door. The Next Generation Airborne Observatory Astronomical objects emit many forms of energy, which neither the human eye nor ordinary telescopes can detect. Infrared is one form of this invisible energy. SOFIA is an airborne observatory tha ...

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