Welcome to Live From the Stratosphere

LIVE FROM THE STRATOSPHERE took off in Fall 1995, for the last flights of NASA's Kuiper Airborne Observatory, but the materials still provide a comprhensive resource on infrared astronomy, and what it's like to live and work 41,000 feet above the earth!

NASA's successor aircraft, SOFIA (a converted Boeing 747), is due to begin observational flights in the first years of the 21st Century.

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