LEONARDO is a flying biped robot

LEONARDO  is flying bipedal robot that uses synchronised control of drone-like propellers and legged joints. You can think of as “basic version” of Atlas with propellers .

This lightweight walking robot it’s closer to a a drone than a typical bipedal bot — because it’s literally got a set of drone propellers instead of arms.

Caltech’s LEONARDO  is flying bipedal robot Website

Space Explorers

  • The idea is to enhance the robot mobility and teaming to navigate unknown and complex terrestrial environments.
  • Surviving and operating remotely on land, in water, and in space

 

We saw a similar approach with RoMeLa‘s balloon robot Ballu:

Check also : DJI is building flying robotic drones with enhanced features

It might look like a helium-filled balloon on legs, but the idea is to make a robot walk as naturally a human. And looks like it can!

Using  thrusters might eventually help it do a complex actions like jumping — perhaps even on Mars.

Check also : The future of living in Mars is entrusted to robots

Marco

•About Me:Hi, my name is Marco Gallo, I'm a tech enthusiasts and Software Developer . Robots have been my passion since I was a child!•PersonalRobots Mission : We will guide you in choosing the perfect domestic robot for you, we do robot reviews and we score each robot in our robotic toplist! Also We contribute to build opensource robots :)

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