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    UALR to receive $750,000 grant from NASA

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The University of Arkansas-Little Rock has announced it will receive a $750,000 grant from NASA for a robotics programs.

    The university said Wednesday that the three-year grant will be used for work on robot vision systems for vehicles on the moon or Mars.

    UALR is one of the 17 research colleges and universities sharing in a total grant of $12.6 million for the project.

    The navigation system is intended to reduce shadowing problems in the current system.

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