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SOFIA Status Reports / Updates
December 3, 2012
 

December 3, 2012 - SOFIA Upgrades Integrate Telescope with Observatory

October 26, 2012 - Two New Molecules Detected with SOFIA Spectrometer

October 4, 2012 - SOFIA Mirror Cleaned in Preparation for Next Astronomy Missions

March 30, 2011 - GREAT Spectrometer Readied For Flight on SOFIA

Jan. 31, 2011 - GREAT Spectrometer Installed on SOFIA Observatory

Dec. 1, 2010 - Searching the Heavens for Newborn Stars

Nov. 5, 2010 - SOFIA Prepares for 'Short Science' with FORCAST, FAST cameras

Oct. 5, 2010 - SOFIA Observatory Prepares For Early Science Flights, Oct. 5, 2010

Aug. 11, 2010 - SOFIA Observatory Completes Open-Door Flight Tests

July 1, 2010 - SOFIA Flight Tests for Early Science Progress

May 21, 2010 - SOFIA Operations, Science Teams Preparing for 'First Light' Flight

May 12, 2010 - FORCAST Camera Installed on SOFIA Telescope

May 5, 2010 - SOFIA Telescope Tracks Celestial Targets in Flight; "First Light" Mission Nears

April 21, 2010 - SOFIA Observatory Nearing 'First-Light' Astronomy Missions

March 25, 2010 - SOFIA Resumes Flight Tests Leading to Initial Science Flights

Jan. 20, 2010 - SOFIA Telescope Assembly Activated In Flight

Sept. 29, 2009 - SOFIA Imaging Systems Tested During Nighttime Operations, Sept. 29, 2009

June 11, 2009 - Astronomers Assess SOFIA Telescope Systems During Nighttime Tests, June 11, 2009

Nov. 18, 2008 - HIPO Photometer Installed on SOFIA Telescope

Sept. 22, 2008 - Newly Coated SOFIA Mirror Assembly Returns for Reinstallation

May 2, 2008 - SOFIA Primary Mirror Shipped to NASA Ames for Coating

March 14, 2008 - SOFIA Telescope Operational Testing Continues

Jan. 17, 2008 - SOFIA Visits Ames; To Begin Mission Systems Installation

Dec. 20, 2007 - SOFIA Begins In-flight Checkout of Telescope Operation

Nov. 15, 2007 - SOFIA Completes Initial Flight Test Segment at NASA Dryden
 

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