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Canada launches robot-themed plastic banknote from space

Aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Chris Hadfield unveils the new polymer $5 bill, which showcases ISS robots Canadarm2 and Dextre.

By April 30, 2013


Orbiting robot gas station gets closer to reality

Canadian robot Dextre completes a test on the ISS to refuel a mock satellite, a step toward reducing space junk.

By January 25, 2013


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


GM, NASA take first steps toward Terminator bot

This story initially misidentified which robot was built by the Canadian Space Agency. The Canadian agency built the Dextre robot already in use on the space station.

By April 14, 2010