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My Flight on SOFIA Part 2: Westward Leg

In my previous post, I wrote about the first half of our flight aboard SOFIA, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, on the evening of June 25-26, 2013. We took off from the Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility near Palmdale, CA … Continue reading

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Flying on SOFIA Part 1: Briefing, Take-Off, and Eastward Leg

As stated in previous posts, I was chosen along with Carolyn Bushman of Wendover Jr/Sr. High School to fly on SOFIA as Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors. On the evening of June 25-26, 2013 our dreams and preparation finally paid off as … Continue reading

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