to the Sofia 2020 Vision Workshop!
recent first flights highlight its proximity to operations.
Science observations will begin ramping up in the next few
years with the initial set of instruments. The time is now
ripe to envision the scientific and technological advances
that will keep SOFIA an exciting and dynamic program over
its twenty-year design lifetime. This workshop will examine
science needs and relevant new and emerging detector and
These new capabilities will arrive during a period of intense
and rapid change of the scientific landscape: the stream of
results flowing from projects such as Spitzer, Herschel, ALMA,
JWST, and other facilities will greatly expand SOFIA's discovery
potential. The workshop's goals are to evince the connections
between the technological possibilities and the scientific
opportunities, to develop a vision for extending SOFIA's productivity
beyond the next decade, and to expand the awareness of SOFIA's
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Institute Auditorium (Campus
SOFIA Vision 2020 Workshop main topics: