LOADING...
Text Size
SOFIA: NASA's Stellar Flying Observatory
October 29, 2013

The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy 747SP is parked on the ramp at Christchurch, New Zealand following a storm that dropped snow on the nearby mountains. The observatory flew nine astronomical science missions over a three-week period during its first deployment to the Southern Hemisphere.  (NASA / Carla Thomas)  > Read more

The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy 747SP is parked on the ramp at Christchurch, New Zealand following a storm that dropped snow on the nearby mountains.
Image Credit: 
NASA / Carla Thomas
Image Token: 
[image-36]
Image Token: 
[image-51]
Page Last Updated: October 29th, 2013
Page Editor: Monroe Conner