[amsat-bb] Endeavor's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

Clint Bradford clintbradford at mac.com
Sun Apr 24 20:22:19 PDT 2011

My wife and I "rate" books and articles on their topic sentences - the initial declarative sentences - and whether or not that initial sentence grabs and holds our attention or not. Those that do, we continue to read, Those that do not, we dismiss and move on.

>From the Orlando Sentinel yesterday, here's one that grabbed me ...

"Stowed in the cargo hold of space shuttle Endeavour for its final launch Friday is a science experiment that could upend astronomy in ways unparalleled since the Hubble Space Telescope. Or — if it flops — it could end up as a $1.5-billion hood ornament on the International Space Station."

Read more about the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer at NASA's Web site.

Clint, K6LCS

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