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SOFIA - First test flight for the flying observatory
On Thursday 26 April 2007, at 10 am local time saw SOFIA, the flying Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy – a joint project of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) – take off from Waco (Texas, USA) on its first test flight after its conversion.
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Last update: 01/12/2010 12:47:18