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In the Space Station Processing Facility, the overhead crane rolls along the ceiling at right.

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In the Space Station Processing Facility, the overhead crane rolls along the ceiling with the pallet and Canadian robotic arm, SSRMS, toward the payload canister, at right. The arm is 57.7 feet (17.6 meters) long when fully extended and has seven motorized joints. It is capable of handling large payloads and assisting with docking the Space Shuttle. The SSRMS is self-relocatable with a Latching End Effector, so it can be attached to complementary ports spread throughout the Station’s exterior surfaces. The SSRMS is part of the payload on mission STS-100, scheduled to launch April 19 at 2:41 p.m. EDT from Launch Pad 39A, KSC

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  • Title: In the Space Station Processing Facility, the overhead crane rolls along the ceiling at right.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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