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AMS-02 on Space Station
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- Title AMS-02 on Space Station
- Released 31/07/2012 10:55 am
- Copyright NASA
The second Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) on the International Space Station.
Delivered by Space Shuttle mission STS-134 in 2011, AMS-02 is a state-of-the-art cosmic-ray detector designed to examine fundamental properties of matter and the origin of the Universe.
Scientists are looking for a better understanding of antimatter and dark matter, searching for phenomena which exist in nature that have not yet been imagined nor discovered.