, marks the 15th anniversary of the launch of Canada's iconic second-generation robotic technology, Canadarm2. Since its debut in space, the 17-metre robotic arm has proven to be an invaluable addition to the International Space Station (ISS) by assembling crucial elements of the Station, assisting in spacewalks, catching a multitude of spacecrafts and unloading many payloads. Here are 15 pictures to highlight the incredible 15 years (and counting) of Canadarm2.
1. Robotic handshake in Space
2. Astronaut Chris Hadfield on mission STS-100 spacewalk
3. Held aloft by Canadarm2
4. The Canadarm(s)
5. Columbus laboratory
6. Mimicking Dextre
7. Canadarm2 at work
8. Looking at one of Canadarm2 "hands"
9. The Inspection Boom
10. Canadarm2 catches the Dragon resupply ship
11. Canadarm2 and HTV-3
12. Dextre and Canadarm2
13. Image of an aurora and Canadarm2
14. Canadarm2 attaches BEAM
15. The Canadian $5 note
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