The AMS is composed of a magnet and eight detectors that provide scientists with information about the particles that travel through the magnet.
The hopes and dreams of engineers and technicians from 60 institutes in 16 different nations will be carried to International Space Station.
The goal of AMS is almost like sci-fi, involving the search for dark matter, dark energy, antimatter, and even something called strangelets.
With the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer - 02 project, the potential for collaborative benefits enters a whole new level.
The AMS will be the most advanced charge particle detector flown in space, increasing our knowledge of antimatter and dark matter.
To understand the origin of the universe, you need power. That's why the International Space Station is the perfect research platform for AMS-02.