Spacewalkers Upgrade Space Station’s Robot Arm

HOUSTON—The 58-ft.-long Canadian Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) robot arm, the construction crane-like piece of equipment crucial to a range of external activities aboard the International Space Station, received a second replacement Latching End Effector (LEE) during a 7 1/2 hr...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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