26 Apr News from Space
Later this week Space Shuttle Endeavor is scheduled to make it’s final launch. Part of Endeavor’s mission is to deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, AMS-02, to the International Space Station. AMS-02 is designed to search for antimatter and dark matter by measuring cosmic rays. It was developed by the efforts of 56 organizations and 16 countries. Final operational testing was completed at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. Follow the research at the official AMS-02 website or on Twitter @AMS-02.