• Among the Stars documents spacewalks to repair $2 billion particle detector

    16 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Experience the mission to repair the Advanced Mass Spectrometer aboard the International Space Station in Among the Stars , an original documentary series now streaming on Disney+.
    It's problematic enough when something goes wrong with a complicated, $2 billion physics experiment on Earth. Those challenges are considerably greater when said physics experiment is on the International Space Station, orbiting 250 miles above the surface of the Earth. Thanks to the efforts of the intrepid ISS crew, who conducted a series of spacewalks to make repairs, a damaged particle detector has a new...
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