Big Picture Science – Born Legacy: Meet SOFIA

by Gary Niederhoff on March 20, 2017

NASA SOFIA
Born Legacy – Meet SOFIA
click to listen (TRT 6:46)

Click above to listen to part 1 of Born Legacy, featuring David McAllister, Deputy Program Manager for Operations of SOFIA at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, Nick Veronico, Manager of SOFIA Communications for NASA Ames Research Center and Universities Space Research Association, describing how SOFIA is used to collect infrared data on stars by flying above the water vapor layer in Earth’s atmosphere.

You can hear the entire segment of Emma’s SOFIA adventure here.

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