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Canadarm2: Learn About Canada’s Contribution to the International Space Station

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 29, 2021 • 3 min read

The International Space Station (ISS) is an incredible international achievement with contributions from many different countries. NASA astronauts have worked alongside their Russian, Japanese, Canadian, and European Space Agency counterparts to keep the orbiting laboratory running. One of the most vital pieces of equipment onboard the ISS is a Canadian robotic arm known as Canadarm2—which played an integral role in building and maintaining the ISS.