MIT Cheetah Robot Lands The Running Jump

MIT Cheetah Robot Lands The Running Jump

In a leap for robotic development, the MIT researchers who built a robotic cheetah have now trained it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs — making this the first four-legged robot to run and jump over obstacles autonomously. (Learn more:

Watch the MIT cheetah run outside:

Video: Haewon Park, Patrick Wensing and Sangbae Kim

40 thoughts on “MIT Cheetah Robot Lands The Running Jump”

  1. Great, now the vegans can go on and kill all cheetahs. We replace them with these peaceful robots.

  2. All we need is synthetic muscles, sense-of-balance readers and fusion reactors and we’ll be on the verge of BattleMech technology

  3. OK. Let’s be honest guys, this is more like a robot pug than anything.

  4. I lived and worked at usa – this is ur lasts years to live. Amertards u are dead ppl.

  5. Need to see this with a dogs body and a human head with a carrot for a horn on a bendy neck please

  6. When I was kid back in the 80’s, I was told robots would be serving us dinner by 2010….. lol

  7. You know, I have one simple request… And that is to have sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads! Now evidently my cycloptic colleague informs me that that cannot be done… would you remind me what I pay you people for, honestly? Throw me a bone here… What do we have?

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