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Ark.-Little Rock to receive $750,000 NASA grant

Published on NewsOK Modified: November 30, 2012 at 4:11 am •  Published: November 30, 2012

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas-Little Rock has announced it will receive a $750,000 grant from NASA as part of the space agency's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

The university said in a news release that it's one of 17 research colleges and universities chosen to share a $12.6 million total grant for research and technology development from NASA.

UALR says the majority of its grant will be used for work on a robot visions systems project for vehicles on the moon or Mars.