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Robotic Space Station Handyman Dextre Set for Next Challenging Task

This animation gives an overview of the next operations for the Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM), scheduled for June 19-21, 2012. A collaboration between NASA and the Canadian Space Agency, the Robotic Refueling Mission is an experiment on the exterior of the International Space Station that uses Dextre, the Station’s Canadian-built robotic handyman, to test the technologies, tools and techniques that could be used to service …

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Venus Thrills Canadians and Millions of People Around the Earth

It is one of those rare events that captures the imagination of people around the Earth for more than a few minutes. While the headlines were filled with what is considered newsworthy yesterday, people around the world took the time, if the weather permitted, and location, to view an event most will likely never see again.

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Today is your Last Chance to see the Transit of Venus Until 2117

Today Venus will cross the face of the sun – as seen from Earth beginning at 6:09 PM EDT. These transits are rare – they occur in pairs and only every century or so. The last transit was in 2004. So today is your last chance to see the transit of Venus until 2117. Events will occur across the country. We will broadcast live the …

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