A Magnitude 4.5 earthquake has just hit Yellowstone National Park and now, NASA is flying the world’s largest airborne observatory over this super-volcano. What’s going on?
Continuous flybys of S.O.F.I.A. are taking place over Yellowstone supervolcano. The abbreviation, SOFIA, is for Stratospheric–Observatory for Infrared-Astronomy. It is the largest and most sensitive airborne observatory in the world.
NASA only launches SOFIA if it’s really important. As one spokesperson said:” This Bird of Prey doesn’t go ‘hunting’ unless there is something to hunt. They are watching something, you can bet on it!” Read on…
Have you ever visited Yellowstone park?