Sand Flea Robot

Boston Dynamics' new innovation is a robot that jumps up to 10 meters high.

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+17 1. Uld commented 8 years ago

Good news for mars (or other distant planets) explorating robots !!
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+38 2. TrollyAtsam commented 8 years ago

#1 They will just put a weapon on it and you know the rest.
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-5 3. Burimi commented 8 years ago

Very soon we will se this robot in Athletic; high jump and long jump
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+8 4. oleHashow commented 8 years ago

where is the sand?

maybe it wont work that well on softer surface
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+3 5. andriy2991 commented 8 years ago

I don't know about you guys, but I want one.... actually I would like to find out how does it work,,,,i love new technology :)
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+3 6. Spartan118 commented 8 years ago

wow that looks fun :)
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+2 7. huldu commented 8 years ago

What if it lands on the side? Hopefully they got that sorted out or it will just spin around in a circle.
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+5 8. zf1 commented 8 years ago

#5 (i) according to some sites on the web, it uses a single co2 powered piston at the rear to launch itself, then it uses a gyroscopic stabilization system that helps it control how it lands. the two black levers are for controlling angle i suppose.
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+2 9. annieaxe commented 8 years ago

I don't care how it works, I need to have one.
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+3 10. ughlah commented 8 years ago

Hmm, probably shouldn't use tires but balls or you could have it land unluckily on its side.
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-2 11. Unknown commented 8 years ago

Sand Flea Robot: Hey dude, send me and my pals to mars.
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+2 12. MajorIdea commented 8 years ago

A subsidiary of Massive Dynamics, perhaps? ;)
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0 13. Burimi commented 8 years ago

Very soon we will se this robot in Athletic; high jump and long jump
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+4 14. cyberdevil commented 8 years ago

Woo, I want one of those! :D
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+1 15. thundersnow commented 4 years ago

I need one, but I'm not sure what for... :P