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Mirror assembly is removed from the SOFIA aircraft.

SOFIA workers lift and position SOFIA's primary mirror in preparation for its reinstallation in NASA's 747SP.

Movie Number   EM-0095-22
Movie Date   October 8, 2008
Formats   160x120 QuickTime Movie (2.2 MB)
320x240 QuickTime Movie (4.5 MB)
480x360 QuickTime Movie (6.7 MB)
640x480 QuickTime Movie (11.2 MB)
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Description  

This 62 second video clip shows SOFIA workers lift and position SOFIA's primary mirror in preparation for its reinstallation in NASA's 747SP.

Keywords   747SP, mirror assembly, clean room, NASA and DLP German Aerospace Agency Engineers, 2.5 Meter SOFIA Telescope; modified 747, Edwards Air Force Base, Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)
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