Members of the Cold Atom Laboratory team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are seen here with their ground-based testbed, which can reliably create a Bose-Einstein condensate. Pictured from left to right, Anita Sengupta, Ethan Elliott, Rob Thompson and Markus Krutzik.
JPL is developing the Cold Atom Laboratory sponsored by the International Space Station Program at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
The Space Life and Physical Sciences Division of NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington manages the Fundamental Physics Program.
More information on CAL is online at: http://coldatomlab.jpl.nasa.gov.