Speakers Bureau Presentation Archive

SOFIA Program General Overview

Observatory Overview and Specifications: pptx (3.8 MB)

First Generation Instruments: pptx (9.36 MB)

AAS 224 Splinter Sessions - 2014 June - Boston, MA

AAS 223 Splinter Sessions- 2014 January - Washington, D.C.

November 2012 - "SOFIA: Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy", W. Reach, University of Central Florida. pptx (16.9 MB) pdf (19 MB)

November 9, 2012 - Recent Science Results from The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), University of Wyoming - R. D. Gehrz pptx (25.8 MB) pdf (5.9 MB) [Associated movie files: door (mpg, 700 KB); first door open flight (mov, 13.04 MB); open door (wmv, 89.08 MB); telescope motion (wmv, 3.75 MB)]

September 2012 - Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference (AMOS) 2012, Maui, HI - H. Hall pptx (13.04 MB)

July 2012 - IfA University of Hawaii - Becklin ppt (16.02 MB)

June 2012 - 67th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus OH - Gehrz and Becklin ppt (10.73 MB) pdf (2.35 MB)

June 2012 - 67th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy - Columbus, OH - Gehrz, Becklin and Sandell pptx (20.08 MB) pdf (1.84 MB)

March 2012 - AnalytiX-2012 Conference - Beijing, China - Gehrz pptx (22.75 MB) pdf (2.96 MB)

March 5, 2012, Presentation to Cal State University Long Beach by Dana Backman pdf (39.34 MB)

Status of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) Gehrz et al. (2011) pdf (1.9 MB)

September 2011 - CALCON Technical Conference - Logan, UT - Gehrz ppt (65.28 MB) pdf (3.4 MB)

April 2011, Stanford University, Becklin ppt (12.9 MB) pdf (13.4 MB)

February 2011, Goddard Space Flight Center, Gehrz ppt (68.4 MB) pdf (44.3 MB)

November 2010, "Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)" IEEE - Santa Clara, Hall pptx (19.3 MB) pdf (17.5 MB)

August 2010, McGill University & Saint Mary's University, Gehrz ppt (51.5 MB) pdf (5.2 MB)

July 2010, Bremen, COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Gehrz et al. ppt (125 MB) pdf (19.2 MB)

June 2010, Ohio State University, Gehrz & Becklin ppt (128 MB)  pdf (2.44 MB)

April 2010, UC Berkeley, Gehrz ppt (53.1 MB) pdf (11.8 MB)

March 2010, Ohio State University, Becklin ppt (12.1 MB) pdf (5.6 MB)

March 2010, UK, Gehrz ppt (52.7 MB) pdf (27.8 MB)

"A new window on the cosmos: The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)" (Gehrz et al., 2009, Advances in Space Research 44, 413) pdf (5 MB)

June 2009, Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (Königswinter, Germany), "American-German Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) Science Mission Operations Briefing", Hall & Röser ppt, (10.5 MB) pdf (8.62 MB)

June 2009, Columbus, Ohio, Gehrz & Becklin ppt, (12.3 MB) pdf (7.5 MB)

May 2009, University of Heidelberg, Gehrz ppt, (33.1 MB) pdf (17.4 MB)

February 2009, Boeing Company (Renton, WA), Gehrz ppt, (67.5 MB) pdf (9.4 MB)

February 2009, University of Washington, Gehrz ppt, (31.6 MB) pdf (4.7 MB)

October 2008, University of Chicago, Gehrz ppt, (31.6 MB) pdf (4.7 MB)

July 2008 Gehrz COSPAR (PPT, 54.8 MB)

June 2008 Gehrz SPIE (PDF, 2.6 MB)

April 2008, ISSTT, Becklin ppt (8.7 MB) pdf (6.9 MB)

February 2008 Gehrz Overview (PPT, 55.6 MB)

October 2007 Becklin Princeton (PPT, 9.9 MB)

Movie file accompanying Oct '07 Becklin Princeton PPT (AVI, 14.4 MB) right-click (PC) or control-click (Mac) to download

July 2007 Gehrz Overview (PPT, 70.2 MB)

May 2007 Backman Overview (PPT, 30 MB)

SOFIA Science Promise

"Observations of Exoplanets with the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)", R. D. Gehrz et al., presented at "In the Spirit of Lyot 2010", Paris, France, October 2010: pdf (1.27 MB)

Infrared Spectroscopic Studies of the Physics and Chemistry of Stellar Evolution with the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), Gehrz & Becklin, 65th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio, June 2010: ppt, (9.13 MB) pdf (1.35 MB)

Infrared Spectroscopy of Astrophysical Gas, Grains, and Ices with SOFIA (Gehrz & Becklin, presentation at the 64th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio, June 2009): ppt, (6.2 MB) pdf (4.8 MB)

SOFIA's New Science Vision (Gehrz 2009, presentation at DSI, University of Stuttgart, May 2009): ppt, (12.1 MB) pdf (4.1 MB)

The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (Gehrz & Becklin 2008): pdf (2.21MB)

A New Window on the Cosmos: The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) (Gehrz et al. 2009): ScienceDirect Article

SOFIA 2020 Vision workshop White Paper (final version Sept 2008): pdf (1MB)

September 2008 Gehrz EuroPlanets: ppt, (51.5 MB)

June 2008 SOFIA Early Science Opportunities White Paper: Word doc. (128 KB)

January 2008 AAS Becklin Early Science: Overview: ppt, (7.7 MB)

Movie file #1 accompanying Jan '08 Becklin Early Science PPT: mpeg-4 (41 MB)

Movie file #2 accompanying Jan '08 Becklin Early Science PPT: avi, (14.4 MB)

January 2008 AAS Casey Early Science: Imaging: ppt, (15.1 MB)

October 2007 Gerhz AAAC: ppt, (11.4 MB)

SOFIA Science Promise: ppt, (15.6 MB)

August 2007 Gehrz SPIE: ppt, (11.5 MB)

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