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Space History Photo: Puma Robotic Arm

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The Puma Robotic Arm aided study of Virtual Reality. (Image credit: NASA/Dominic Hart)

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, the Puma Robotic Sensor Arm, pictured in April of 1990, was developed for use in Virtual Reality development and studies at the NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, California.

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