NASA’s SOFIA Airborne Astronomy Ambassador Program
© SOFIA / NASA
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.