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Exploring Space from southern skies

Monday 25 June
Ara Institute of Canterbury

Exploring Space from the southern skies with NASA/DLR's SOFIA

Christchurch Antarctic Talk with ARA and the Canterbury Astronomical Society.

Speakers: SOFIA's scientist, pilot and Engineer

SOFIA is a joint project of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and is the largest airborne observatory in the world, cabaple of making observations that are impossible for even the largest and highest ground based telescopes.

Venue:    Kahukura Engineering and Architectural Studies facility, ARA Institute (entrance off MoorHouse Avenue)

Doors open at 6.45pm

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Gateway Antarctica, Antarctica New Zealand,  COMNAP, Antarctic Heritage Trust, Canterbury Museum, NZ Antarctic Society, Heritage Expeditions, International Antarctic Centre, The Antarctic Office

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Ara Institute of Canterbury
130 Madras Street