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ROLLOVER COMPLETED

March 6th, 2011

On February 28th Endeavour performed safely the rollover from the OPF to the VAB. Looking at this veteran vehicle which will carry AMS-02 to the Space Station warily moved for a quarter of a mile on a yellow track at Kennedy Space Center, it was very impressive for us. On the picture above you can see the Collaboration with the parading Endeavour behind. In the VAB the shuttle has been prepared to mate her tank; on March 9th – the

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OUR COMMANDER MARK KELLY IS BACK!

February 7th, 2011

One month after the terrible attack to his wife Gabrielle Gifford, Commander Mark Kelly announced his decision to resume training for the STS-134 Mission on February 7th. “I am looking forward to rejoining my STS-134 crew members and finishing our training for the mission”, Kelly said. “We have been preparing for more than 18 months, and we will be ready to deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) to the International Space Station and complete the other objectives of the flight.

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AMS-02 NEXT AGENDA

February 3rd, 2011

AMS-02 started 2011 with a lot of testing: the first one was the power quality test, successfully completed, as well as the interface test. From January 17th to 21th, the ISS end-to-end DAQ test was performed, operating the spectrometer powered on from JSC Houston with 3 shifts per day. Finally the experiment was switched off followed by the final details of integration: all the MLI are being checked and the STS-134 mission patch has been added. A lot of technical meetings are going on. On Monday January 31st we had the Collaboration

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OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS FOR THE RECOVERY OF GABRIELLE “GABBY” GIFFORD

January 16th, 2011

On January 8th, 2011, Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona Representative and wife of STS-134 Commander Mark Kelly was severely wounded during a public appearance in Tucson, AZ. All members of the AMS Collaboration send their prayers and thoughts to Gabby wishing her full recovery and to Mark, our Commander, to overcome this extraordinarily difficult period.   Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (Courtesy of Giffords’ office).

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