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Canadarm2's Latching End Effector (LEE) illustration


2017-10-05 - Canadarm2's Latching End Effector (LEE) illustration. (Credit: Canadian Space Agency)

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  • Assembled the ISS
  • Works independently or with Dextre, the Canadian robotic repairman, to maintain the ISS
  • Is used to relocate Dextre, science experiments, spare parts and even astronauts
  • Performs "cosmic catches": capturing and docking of unpiloted cargo ships
  • Is operated from NASA, the Canadian Space Agency or the ISS
  • 400 km above Earth
  • 1,641 kg
  • Length: 17 m

Canadarm2 has two "hands" known as Latching End Effectors (LEEs)

  • Cosmic catches to date: 25
  • 196 kg

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Photo taken on October 4, 2017

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