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Dear SOFIA: Where do I sign up?

November 22, 2009

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My dad, when not engaged in shooting fierce muskies, worked on NASA’s Space Program, doing mysterious programming things connected with the Shuttle.  Thanks to The Muskinator, I signed up for the NASA newsletter.  That’s where I learned that ingenious tinkerers have modified a Boeing 747 into a giant flying telescope (SOFIA seeks secrets of planetary […]