The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment hangs on the side of the International Space Station, June 29, 2012.
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AMS Post-Install During STS-134 Mission
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment and an astronaut are seen in a reflected self-portrait outside the International Space Station, May 3, 2012.
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AMS Soyuz Window View 30S Undock
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment hangs on the side of the International Space Station, as seen from the window of a Soyuz spacecraft, May 3, 2012.
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Don Pettit Swaps AMS Laptop Hard Drive
Astronaut Don Pettit swaps the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer's laptop hard drive aboard the International Space Station, February 3, 2012.
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AMS On-Orbit Image, July 12, 2011
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment hangs on the side of the International Space Station, July 12, 2011.
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AMS STS-135 Flyaround View
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment seen during the STS-135 flyaround on July 19, 2011. Image was taken aboard space shuttle Atlantis after undocking on STS-135 Flight Day 12.
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The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 (AMS) is seen in space shuttle Endeavour's payload bay after the shuttle reached orbit. Shortly after this image was…Read More »
taken, the AMS was moved from the payload bay to the station's starboard truss on May 19, 2011 (Flight Day 4). Less «
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AMS in the Clean Room
Credit: AMS-02 Collaboration
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a $2 billion experiment to hunt for cosmic rays in space, stands in the clean room at the European physics lab CERN before…Read More »
it is shipped to NASA to be launched on a space shuttle. Less «
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Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer - Artist's Concept
An artist's concept shows the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a particle physics detector that is installed on the starboard truss of the International Space Station.
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Packing Up the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer
Credit: NASA/Glenn Benson
Technicians examine the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer instrument in a work stand ahead of its planned launch on NASA's space shuttle Endeavour.…Read More »
The AMS instrument will search for cosmic rays from the International Space Station. Less «
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Credit: U.S. Mission Geneva/Eric Bridiers
Back on August 25, 2010, workers loaded the AMS (inside the metal box at right) aboard a giant U.S. Air Force Galaxy jet for a flight from Geneva International…Read More »
Airport to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Less «
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Endeavour's Skipper and the Scientist
Credit: NASA/Cory Huston
Endeavour shuttle commander Mark Kelly, left, and Nobel laureate Sam Ting (principal investigator for the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer) look over the instrument…Read More »
as it sits in a work stand at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida before its launch. Kelly commanded the STS-134 mission to take the AMS to the International Space Station in May 2011. The cutting edge instrument is the brainchild of Ting. Less «
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Bright Lights, Big Shuttle
Credit: NASA TV
NASA's space shuttle Endeavour heads to the launch pad for its final mission, STS-134, to transport AMS to the space station. Here Endeavour is shown bathed…Read More »
in bright xenon spotlights on March 10, 2011 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Less «