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SOFIA comes to Moffett

Original post made on Jan 19, 2008

Local residents wondered what an enormous jumbo jet was doing flying so low over Mountain View on Monday, trailed by an FA-18 fighter jet.

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Posted by David
a resident of another community
on Jan 19, 2008 at 2:37 pm

SOFIA is NOT planned to be based at Ames. Science operations will be managed at Ames, but the aircraft and all other support functions will be based at the new Dryden facility at Palmdale.