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SOFIA Tour during the 221st AAS Meeting in Long Beach

January 6, 2013 from noon to 6 pm

Please note: the tour is now closed.

A guided tour of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aircraft and the NASA Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility (DAOF) in Palmdale (2 hours by road from Long Beach) will be offered to attendees of the 221st AAS meeting in Long Beach on Sunday January 6, 2013.

The tour bus will leave Long Beach at Noon and return at 6:00 pm. The bus will depart from the main entrance of the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center (300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802).

No open-toed shoes or short pants are allowed inside the DAOF facility; no exceptions. No one under 18 years of age is allowed on the tour.

Security passes are required for entry into the DAOF. If you wish to go on the tour, you must reserve your seat by sending the following information with the subject line of "Long Beach SOFIA tour" to Nick Veronico (Public Affairs Officer, nveronico@sofia.usra.edu) no later than December 1, 2012. Please feel free to direct questions to Dr. Jeonghee Rho (Research Scientist, jrho@sofia.usra.edu).

(i) U.S. CITIZENS
Full Name (as it appears on government-issued photo identification*)
Date of Birth
Place of Birth (City, State)
Company/Institution Name
Driver's License number and State of issue (if applicable)
Last six digits of Social Security Number

(ii) FOREIGN NATIONALS
Full Name (as it appears on government-issued photo identification*)
Date of Birth
Place of Birth (City, Country)
Company/Institution Name
Driver's License number and State of issue (if applicable)
Last six digits of Social Security Number (if applicable)
Country of Citizenship
Permanent Resident Alien Number (if applicable)
Visa Number and expiration date (if applicable)
Passport Number and expiration date

*Note that you must bring your valid photo ID with you for the tour. No lunch will be provided.

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