Astronaut Luca Parmitano Upgrades AMS

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Astronaut Luca Parmitano Upgrades AMS

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, attached to the Canadarm2 robotic arm, carries the new thermal pump system that was installed on the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS).

This photo was taken during the third spacewalk to upgrade the AMS, the International Space Station's cosmic particle detector.

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