Arm Unit of the RX-1 Suit

Arm Unit of the RX-1 Suit

The arm unit of the RX-1 suit, created by Litton Industries in 1962, is made of solid aluminum. Ball bearings in the wrist and shoulder and the "bellows" at the elbow provided a surprising amount of flexibility.

X-ray by Roland Cunningham and Mark Avino

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  • Photographer: Mark Avino
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