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HAPPY FIRST YEAR IN SPACE TO AMS!

May 19th, 2012

One year ago AMS-02 began the data taking operations from the ISS. After travelling four days in the Endeavour’s cargo bay, it was installed on the S3 truss payload attach site. Since this moment, events collection never stopped, monitored and controlled continuously by the AMS-02 Collaboration from POCC at CERN, the first knot of the data processing chain. One year after AMS-02 registered 17 billions cosmic ray event, smoothly operating in space under extreme thermal conditions. These events have been

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WELCOME TO THE “EDOARDO AMALDI” ATV-3

April 2nd, 2012

Almost a year since its installation on the ISS, AMS-02 is smoothly collecting Cosmic Rays with energies ranging from 100’s of MeV to several TeV: event number 14,000,000,000 (14 billions) was recorded on March 19th. Data, which exceeded already 100 Terabyte of storage, through the Science Operation Centre reaches the various Regional Sites from where the AMS-02 Collaboration can perform calibrations and analysis. Every detail, including thermal conditions and ISS related operations which can affect AMS, is monitored from the

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A PIECE OF AMS-02 IN NEW YORK

September 29th, 2011

“How long”, the story of AMS-02 experiment’s video realized by our photographer Michele Famiglietti has been selected by the Imagine Science Film Festival for this year edition and will be screening on Monday, Oct 17 at 8:00 pm at The Bell House of New York. As stated in the official congratulations letter the film really speaks “to our mission of bringing closer together science/art and of communicating science in novel, visually-stimulating and narrative-driven ways”. AMS Collaboration is very honored to

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STS-134 CREW TRIP TO ITALY

September 18th, 2011

We welcome to Italy the Astronauts that four months ago delivered AMS-02 to the ISS! In the framework of a European Post Flight Tour of the STS134 and Expedition 26/27 mission, organized by ESA , ASI and INFN, Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory Johnson, and Missions specialists Michael Finck, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and Roberto Vittori (STS-134) and Commander Scott Kelly and Missions specialists Paolo Nespoli and Catherine Coleman (Exp. 26/27) will visit, among other official venues, INFN Laboratories and

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