Made in Germany: the 2.5-metre infrared telescope in the fuselage of the Boeing 747SP



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Made in Germany: the 2.5-metre infrared telescope in the fuselage of the Boeing 747SP
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SOFIA during test observations of the night sky in March 2008. The opening in the fuselage of the converted Boeing 747SP provides a glimpse of the 2.5-metre infrared telescope, built in Germany.
Credit: NASA.
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