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Sandia Hopping Robot

Posted 12 Mar 2001 at 19:55 UTC by steve Share This

Sandia National Labs has developed a hopping robot powered by an internal combustion engine with a single piston. The piston propels the spherical robot up to 20 feet in a predetermined direction allowing it to clear obstacles many times its own size. ABC News has a short article and some video of the robots in action.

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