Ready to Fly

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Ready to Fly
Release Date: July 9, 2017
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NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is prepared for flight in Christchurch, New Zealand, on July 9, 2017. On July 10 SOFIA will use its powerful telescope to attempt to study the environment around a distant Kuiper Belt object, 2014 MU69, which is the next flyby target for the New Horizons spacecraft.

Credit: Geoff Haines-Stiles
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