STS-134 DELAY: AMS-02 OFF TILL NEW LAUNCH

April 30th, 2011

The STS-134 launch delay due to a heater issue with the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) and the at least 72 hours scrub won’t have any consequence on AMS-02 scheduled operations. The experiment will remain switched off till the new launch and AMS-02 team shifts at Houston for the control activities will be rearranged. A Sunday NASA technical meeting is foreseen in order to decide if Monday, May 2nd at 2:33 p.m. EDT would be a suitable date for the launch.