Minister Navdeep Bains: It is an
honour for me to be here to make my first visit to the Canadian Space Agency.
inspires humanity to challenge our curiosity and really pushes us to innovate.
This is why
I am pleased today to announce that Canada will develop a new sophisticated
vision system for Dextre on the International Space Station.
conduct regular inspections of the station’s external surfaces and identify
signs of damage caused by small orbital debris, often hidden to the naked eye.
space innovations, this technology may be used for missions that we haven’t
even imagined yet. Perhaps on missions to future destinations like the Moon or
announcement is yet another example of how the Canadian Space Agency and our
country’s space companies advance innovation, science and research —three areas
that are among our government’s top priorities.