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Canadarm, the zero-gravity grappler (pictures)

Now a permanent display in the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, the Canadarm played a key role in space shuttle missions, from servicing instruments to checking shuttle integrity.

11 Images By May 5, 2013


Super tool: Canada enshrines robot space arm in museum

For 30 years, the Canadarm was the space shuttle's right hand in orbit. It now has a place in the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.

By May 5, 2013


NASA takes on 'Gangnam Style' and wins

As the megahit Psy song "Gangnam Style" sails past its prime, students and interns at NASA's Johnson Space Center give it a proper send off, featuring lyrics peppered with references to space and science.

By December 16, 2012


Canada wants more wheels in space with new rovers

The Canadian Space Agency's latest prototypes include smaller, more versatile machines that can help the larger rovers on Mars or the moon.

By October 23, 2012


ISS robot handyman practices with mock satellite

Dextre, the Canadian-built robot on the International Space Station, completes the first stages of practicing refueling with a dummy satellite, a job that could help reduce the orbiting junk pile above our planet.

By March 12, 2012