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747 Cockpit of NASA SOFIA plane.
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This FullSphere is of NASA's 747 SOFIA cockpit, and was shot and stitched by Jason Heaton. NASA is developing the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy - or SOFIA - as a world-class airborne observatory that will complement the Hubble, Spitzer, Herschel and James Webb space telescopes and major Earth-based telescopes. SOFIA features a German-built 100-inch (2.5 meter) diameter far-infrared telescope weighing 20 tons mounted in the rear fuselage of a highly modified Boeing 747SP aircraft. It is one of the premier space science programs of NASA's Science Mission Directorate.

Copyright: Matt Mascheri
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 07/03/2011
Updated: 25/08/2014
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Tags: nasa; sofia; cockpit; 747; astronomy
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