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03.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Dustin Williams
With the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour on Tuesday morning, NASA began a 16-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS) to install part of a Japanese laboratory and the Canadian Space Agency's two-armed gargantuan robotic system Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM). From this title they somehow got the nickname "Dextre" instead of "Dexter." Have you seen this thing? I...