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Next-Gen Canadarm for spacecraft

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Upgraded Canadarm could be vital for future exploration

A next-generation robotic arm with finer dexterity and lighter materials will be required for planned exploration missions to deep space, asteroids and Mars, according to Canadian officials who unveiled new robotics concepts last week.

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how many arms do Canada need? Is that all they do for ISS, build arms? soon there will be 15 arms coming out in every direction... can never have too many arms eh.

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MDA is a major aerospace, robotics & military contractor so Canadarm's are not their only gig. These will be intended for the numerous crew & robotic spacecraft that will need them for debris removal, satellite servicing, Gateway and commerciall space station servicing etc.

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I thought the title said "Gangnm." I was like, Oppan Gangnam style!

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They need to make the grappler ships from Outlaw Star :p

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No they need to make Gundams (without the weapon components lol)!

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