ISS Orbits Above Pacific Ocean
December 3, 2022
November 21, 2022 - The orbiting International Space Station (ISS) flies 270 miles above the southern Pacific Ocean with its fine-tuned robotic hand, the Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator (SPDM), also known as Dextre, attached to the U.S. Destiny laboratory module. Dextre is part of the station's Mobile Servicing System, also comprised of the Canadarm2 robotic arm and the Mobile Base System, provided by the Canadian Space Agency.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA’s Johnson Space Center photo by Nicole Mann.