24 Times Canada Had No Chill About The Canadarm
If you call it "NASA's Canadarm" we will straight up fight you.
When we put it on our $5 bill.
By removing a scene of kids playing hockey.
When the Royal Canadian Mint released a ~$1,000~ gold coin with the Canadarm on it.
When the director general of the Canadian Space Agency shamed a museum for referring to it as "NASA's Canadarm."
When regular folks get salty, too.
When we made t-shirts, and wore them proudly.
When we called out Hollywood's unacceptable omission of the greatest space thingamajig ever.
When we made it part of Canada Day celebrations.
When we made Canadarm memes.
When the government used Photoshop to add an extra "Canada" to the Canadarm.
When we couldn't stop texting about it.
When we told Canadarm jokes and everyone totally got them.
When Canadarm was featured in a Captain Canuck comic.
When this woman discovered the original Canadarm had been retired.
When we made a Canadarm 2 to replace the first one.
When a federal minister issued a press release about the oriignal Canadarm going to a museum, and talked about the "repatriation" of our "famed robotic arm."
When The Globe And Mail also talked about repatriation after a Canadian group of investors bought the company that made the Canadarm.
When that same newspaper celebrated the 34th anniversary of the first time Canadarm was used in space.
And finally, this Halloween costume.
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