NASA Invites Media to Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer Arrival

Aug. 10 – The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometes (AMS), a state-of-the-art device designed to further our understanding of the universe, will launch to the International Space Station during the last scheduled space shuttle flight next year. The instrument, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, is a particle physics detector constructed, tested, and operated by an international team representing 16 countries.
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2010/aug/HQ_M10-111_AMS_Event.html

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