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Up all Night with SOFIA, NASA's Flying Observatory: Science on the SPOT

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Published on Jun 27, 2012

SOFIA is more than a telescope tucked into a re-purposed commercial airliner. It's a complete flying astronomical observation platform which carries a dozen or more astronomers, observers and crew far above the clouds to observe objects and phenomena too cold to be seen in visible light.

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