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A Flight to Orion

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6363

Duration

00:07:02

Production year

2017

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Director(s)

Nicolas BAKER

Summary

Sofia is a Boeing 747 like no other. Run by NASA and the DLR, the German space agency, this aircraft was specially modified to accommodate a telescope. Come on board with astrophysicist Olivier Berné and jet to the stratosphere to observe the nebula of Orion, where stars are born.

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