1. The Shuttle Remote Manipulator and the Mobile Servicing System, otherwise known by its popular name(s) The Canadarm and the Canadarm2. This outer space robot was and is a key component the modern space program. One might even say that we owe much of the satellite communication and other such services to the capabilities of this fine Canadian Invention. The primary contractor on the construction and development of the Canadarm was Spar Aerospace in conjunction with the Canadian National Research Council.