Optics.org
daily coverage of the optics & photonics industry and the markets that it serves
Featured Showcases
Photonics West Showcase
News
Menu
SOFIA flying above the Sierra Nevada
Retired in September 2022 after an eight-year mission, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) featured a 2.5m-diameter infrared telescope and was used to discover water on the Moon, among many other things. Photo: NASA/Jim Ross.
© 2023 SPIE Europe
Top of Page