Sofia Observatory ProvesWorth In First Science Phase

Credit: Tom Tschida/NASA
New astronomical discoveries are emerging from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (Sofia) airborne telescope, which completed its first phase of science flights on June 8. Reporting their initial significant findings, scientists who flew aboard the heavily modified Boeing 747SP say...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.