A new ERA in space – a different kind of perseverance

It is 11 meters long and has an even longer history: ERA (European Robotic Arm),  developed and built by ESA, launched to the ISS with the Russian multipurpose laboratory module NAUKA. Its journey from idea to space underscores one more time: space is hard and it can take a long time to get there. Let’s take a look at this arm’s journey into space.