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Canadarm company back in Canadian hands with $1 billion deal

Ottawa - A Toronto-based investment firm has signed a $1-billion deal to buy the Canadian space technology company behind Radarsat Earth-observation satellites and the Canadarm robotic mechanisms on the International Space Station.

Five amazing Canadian space facts you should know

With the announcement that Canso, Nova Scotia will be host to a new satellite launching rocket pad in the not-too-distant future, it’s the perfect time to show off some of Canada’s noteworthy space exploration facts.

Endeavour: Canada's Space Shuttle Special

If any space shuttle needs a Canadian flag on it’s wing, it’s the orbiter Endeavour. Since it’s first launch in 1992, NASA’s fifth shuttle ferried the most Canadian astronauts to space.

Ottawa Rethinks Sale of Canadarm, Radarsat-2 to US Arms Maker

Ottawa slaps freeze on controversial sale of MDA, makers of Canadarm and Radarsat-2 . They weren't concerned the US company buying all this s.o.a. technology are arms makers until a coalition of citizens and scientists yelled loud and long enough.
 

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Space Shuttle Endeavour  docked to the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station  is fea...
Space Shuttle Endeavour, docked to the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station, is featured in this image photographed by a crewmember during the STS-118 mission. The shuttle's Canadian-built Remote Manipulator System (RMS) robotic arm and station's Canadarm2 are also featured in the scene.
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Canadarm (right) during Space Shuttle mission STS-72.
Canadarm (right) during Space Shuttle mission STS-72.
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