TelescopeMan records Dr. Manfred Cuntz, associate professor of Physics and Director of the University of Texas Arlington-- Astronomy Program.
Dr. Cuntz was the featured speaker at the July 2011 meeting of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas.
Dr. Cuntz is a member of the NASA SOFIA airborne telescope mission which is a large aperture telescope mounted inside a 747. The discussion includes exo-planets and a video taken inside the 747. The lifespan of this airborne scope is over 20 years.