@LBug2u @Space_StationG @NASAr @northropgrummane @AstroAnnimala @Astro_DavidSt @ISS_Research @ISS_CASISquestion! Canadian space robots are helping astronauts: Canadarm2 catches cargo ships sent from Earth and Dextre helps unloading the content and storing it on the ISS. To learn more: . https://t.co/FCgSy4XE9b
@nmpanek The most significant difference between the two types of Canadarm or RMS/SSRMS is that the Candarm (RMS) had one End Effector (hand), while the Canadarm2 (SSRMS) has one hand at either end and can walk end over end to a destination. https://
Two spacewalkers are outside inspecting the Soyuz crew vehicle right now. So @rudievanvliet's #AskNASA question today is, "Why not use the Canadarm2 for inspection of the return vehicles like Soyuz?" https://t.co/yuOTrYN8CV
The loaded#Dragon with over 5,600 pounds of cargo is in the grips of the Canadarm2 and being installed to the Harmony module. wants to know, "What is the maximum mass the Canadarm2 can move around?" #AskNASAhttps://t.co/yuOTrZ4Jut
SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at International Space Station 3 days after launch from Florida; it took 2 tries to get Dragon capsule close enough to be captured by Canadarm2 robotic arm (Image credit: NASA)
Nearly all of the cargo on both spaceships is internal and will be unpacked manually except nanosatellites that will be deployed from Cygnus at a later date. External cargo is plucked from spaceships with the Canadarm2 robotic arm and installed on the station.
Japan's cargo ship delivered new lithium-ion batteries in September to upgrade the station's power systems during future spacewalks. They were removed from the ship by 's robotic arm Canadarm2 and stowed on the station. https://t.co/yuOTrZ4Jut
The entire 55-foot robotic arm assembly, called the Canadarm2, is capable of lifting 220,000 pounds, which is the weight of a Space Shuttle orbiter. Sometimes, we use it to move cargo spacecraft or astronauts on spacewalks! #SpaceStation20th