NASA's SOFIA aircraft


Are you ready for your free flight?

Applications due December 22, 2014

Teams of two teachers, with one member being a secondary science teacher, can apply to observe an operating astronomical facility first-hand and interact with scientists, engineers, and flight crew for an 8-10 hour flight aboard the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) 747SP aircraft dedicated to astronomical research at altitudes up to 45,000 ft.

The week-long program will tentatively take place in May, June, or Sept 2015 in Palmdale, CA. All expenses (including substitutes) are included.

Applications are due Monday, December 22 at 11:59pm PST.

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