EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 209, 2019RICAP18, 7th Roma International Conference on Astroparticle Physics
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||13 May 2019|
The AMS-02 detector on the ISS - Status and highlights, after the first 7 years on orbit
INFN Sezione Perugia
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Published online: 13 May 2019
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, AMS-02, detector is operating on the International Space Station (ISS) since May the 19th, 2011. More than 120 billion events have been collected by the instrument in the first 7 years of data taking, providing detailed insight on the features of different species of cosmic rays. This contribution reviews the recent AMS-02 results based on 7 years of operations in space and their contribution to the advances in the understanding of cosmic ray origin, acceleration and propagation physics.
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