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Canadian space robotics has a rich history that spans over three decades. The Shuttle Remote Manipulator System (SRMS), better known affectionately as the Canadarm 1, was deployed in 1981 to help maneuver payloads from the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle and then release into orbit. The Canadarm alongside the Orbiter Boom Sensor System, played a key role in the Shuttle’s return to flight after the loss of Columbia. The six-jointed manipulator… Read More

Sadly the Canadian Air & Space Museum was evicted from its location at Downsview Park and is now on a campaign to raise an initial goal of $500 000. The museum has a stunning and priceless collection of pieces that play a unparalled role in the history of Canadian aviation. Those willing to donate can give in donations starting from $5 at this ste: http://www.indiegogo.com/casmuseum You can also find information on the site regarding the… Read More