SOPHIA News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA's Airborne Observatory Views Stars Forming Region W40
    NASA HQ - Monday, November 21, 2011
    Posted on: 11/22/2011 1:41:53 AM PDT

  • NASA Offers Rare Opportunity to Tour Airborne Observatory
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Posted on: 10/7/2011 1:16:47 AM PDT

  • Media Opportunity With NASA's Sofia During Washington Stopover
    NASA HQ - Friday, September 16, 2011
    Posted on: 9/16/2011 5:10:41 PM PDT

  • NASA to Host Video Chat Showcasing SOFIA Science
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Posted on: 5/6/2011 2:31:12 AM PDT

  • SOFIA Completes First Flight Of German Science Instrument
    NASA HQ - Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Posted on: 4/7/2011 5:40:09 PM PDT

  • SOFIA Telescope Assembly Characterization First Light (TACFL) Flight Team Receives NASA Group Achievement Award
    Universities Space Research Association - Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Posted on: 1/28/2011 1:51:17 AM PDT

  • NASA-German SOFIA Observatory Completes First Science Flight
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Posted on: 12/1/2010 6:23:43 PM PDT

  • Astronomer to Make Stellar Observations with Airborne Observatory
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Posted on: 12/1/2010 6:21:08 PM PDT

  • NASA's Airborne Infrared Observatory Sees The First Light
    Ames Research Center - Friday, May 28, 2010
    Posted on: 5/28/2010 8:59:31 AM PDT

  • Media Day Planned to Showcase NASA SOFIA Aircraft
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Posted on: 3/17/2010 2:03:51 PM PDT

  • SOFIA Program Supports Astronomy For Students With Sensory Impairments
    Universities Space Research Association - Monday, September 14, 2009
    Posted on: 9/14/2009 10:55:07 AM PDT

  • USRA Selects Erick Young for SOFIA Science Mission Operations Director
    Universities Space Research Association - Wednesday, April 8, 2009
    Posted on: 4/8/2009 11:37:17 AM PDT

  • Scientists Selected for New Airborne Eye on the Universe
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Thursday, October 23, 2008
    Posted on: 10/23/2008 7:04:56 PM PDT

  • NASA Reinstalls Main Mirror in SOFIA Airborne Observatory
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, October 16, 2008
    Posted on: 10/16/2008 1:18:29 PM PDT

  • NASA Coats Main Mirror for Airborne Observatory
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, July 2, 2008
    Posted on: 7/2/2008 11:37:41 AM PDT

  • SOFIA Completes Closed-Door Test Flights
    Dryden Flight Research Center - Saturday, January 19, 2008
    Posted on: 1/19/2008 11:12:20 AM PDT

  • SOFIA Completes Closed-Door Test Flights
    Dryden Flight Research Center - Thursday, January 17, 2008
    Posted on: 1/17/2008 11:53:36 AM PDT

  • World's Largest Airborne Observatory to Land at NASA Ames
    Ames Research Center - Friday, January 11, 2008
    Posted on: 1/11/2008 8:48:01 PM PDT

  • Sofia Observatory Enters Aircraft Testing Phase
    Dryden Flight Research Center - Friday, October 12, 2007
    Posted on: 10/12/2007 7:24:36 PM PDT

  • Airborne Astronomy in View at NASA's Palmdale Gallery
    Dryden Flight Research Center - Friday, June 22, 2007
    Posted on: 6/22/2007 8:02:57 AM PDT

  • No Mission Status Releases