Dextre

Cool Photo of Canadarm2 With its Dextre Hand. Oh and the Earth. That’s Nice Too.

Check out this image of the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) Canadarm2 on the International Space Station. The CSA's Dextre is…

10 months ago

Looking for Canada’s Next Generation of Space Explorers

With a long history of contributing to space exploration, the Canadian Space Agency is looking for the next generation of…

4 years ago

Space Robot Fixes Itself, Takes Selfie As Funny Livetweet Happens On The Ground

In a thrilling demonstration of space robotics, today the Dextre "hand" replaced a malfunctioning camera on the station's Canadarm2 robotic arm.…

6 years ago

Dangling Dextre Digs out Docked Dragon Depot prior to Station Departure

To close out their final week aboard the International Space Station, three of the six Expedition 39 crew members are…

6 years ago

Chris Hadfield On Space-y $5 Bill: ‘It Reminds Us That Our Dreams Do Not Have A Limit’

In Canada, "gimme five" could soon have a space connotation. Today the country announced it is preparing to put new…

7 years ago

Space Robotics Dominate New $5 Bill in Canada

In a world first, Canada's Chris Hadfield unveiled a new money note -- while in space. Hadfield spun a fiver…

7 years ago

Robotics Refueling Research Scores Huge Leap at Space Station

[/caption] A combined team of American and Canadian engineers has taken a major first step forward by successfully applying new,…

9 years ago

Robot Works on Repairs While ISS Astronauts Sleep

If it turns out that astronauts do have to leave the International Space Station unmanned, at least Dextre, the Canadian…

9 years ago