April 4, 2014
(20 March 2011) --- The docked Kounotori2 H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-2) and part of the International Space Station's remote manipulator robot system known as Dextre, also known as the Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator (SPDM), are pictured as photographed by an Expedition 27 crew member, using a camera equipped with a fish-eye lens, aboard the International Space Station. The scene on Earth, some 220 miles below, includes the Gulf of St. Lawrence leading to the St. Lawrence Seaway. North is toward the upper right corner. The large Island near the center is Anticosti Island. Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick and northern Maine are seen to the left side of the image and Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador are shown on the right of the image.
Topics: Space technology, Spaceflight, Spacecraft, SPDM, Kounotori 2, Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Dextre, Japanese space program, Canadian space program, Unmanned resupply spacecraft, Labrador, Bay of Fundy