AAS 207th Meeting, 8-12 January 2006
Session 159 Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)
Special Session, Wednesday, 2:00-3:30pm, January 11, 2006, Delaware A

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[159.03] SOFIA First-Light Science Instruments: Capabilities and Schedule

S. C. Casey (SOFIA/USRA)

The first instruments ready for commissioning on SOFIA will be HIPO (high-speed optical occultation photometer, T. Dunham, Lowell Observatory, PI), FLITECAM (near-IR camera, I. McLean, UCLA, PI), FORCAST (mid-IR camera, T. Herter, Cornell, PI), GREAT (far-IR and sub-mm spectrometer, R. Güsten, MFIfR Bonn, PI), and FIFI-LS (far-IR and sub-mm spectrometer, A. Poglitsch, MPE Garching, PI).

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