Episode 232: Lights, Camera, AMS

On this special episode, Gene sits down with Mark to discuss his recent expedition to the Kennedy Space Center for the arrival of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer 2 (AMS02). Mark discusses its purpose aboard the ISS as well as talks with some of the members of the AMS02 team and the crew of STS-134 who will be bringing AMS02 to the ISS aboard space shuttle Endeavour on the final space shuttle flight. 

For more information on AMS02, visit their website at http://www.ams02.org

The C-5 carrying AMS02 arrives at the Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility, Credit: Mark RattermanAMS02 is removed from its C-5 plane to be brought to the ISS Processing Facility to be prepared to be loaded into shuttle Endeavour's payload bay. Credit: Mark Ratterman









Panel Members this week: Gene Mikulka and Mark Ratterman

Show Recorded - 9/18/2010

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