(Image: CERN)


Located at CERN Prévessin site, the AMS Payload Operations Control Centre (POCC) has become the high point of the regular tours.

CERN Open Days 2013, Prevessin Campus, ZONE I
I1 COMPASS ; I2 EHN1 ; I3 AMS ; Large-scale Metrology ; Robotics and Tele-operations (Image: CERN)

What's Inside the POCC?

Each year, thousands of guests, VIPs, and reporters visit the POCC and received detailed briefings on

  • The AMS detector
  • AMS operations
  • The International Space Station (ISS).
CERN Open Days 2013, Prevessin Campus, ZONE I
Vue aérienne du centre de contrôle de l'expérience spatiale AMS02. Aerial view of the control room of the AMS02 space experiment. (Image: CERN)

All visits need to be booked in advance.

To arrange a tour, please contact the CERN reception for guided tours.