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European Robotic Arm

The ERA attached to Nauka, Image courtesy ESA - click to enlarge

While the space station's Canadarm2 and the Japanese Experiment Module Remote Manipulator System can service the US and Japanese segments of the station, they cannot service the Russian modules. The European Robotic Arm fills that need.

Facts and figures (Courtesy ESA)

ERA's location on the space station:
ERA location
Credit: ESA (Click to enlarge)

ERA Specifications:
ERA specs
Credit: ESA (Click to enlarge)

Artist's Impression of the European Robotic Arm:
ERA specs
Credit: ESA (Click to enlarge)


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