Astrophysics (index)

Galileo Observatory

(infrared observatory-plane in the early 1970s)

The Galileo Observatory was an aircraft-mounted telescope in operation in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The aircraft was a Convair 990. It was destroyed in a collision in 1973. It was replaced by the Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO).


Referenced by:
Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO)