Atlas can backflip and do half-turn jumps. It's an amazingly agile athlete and acrobat. Boston Dynamics created Atlas. It's the latest in their series of highly advanced humanoid robots. Boston Dynamics works with DARPA, the US Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA's mission is to provide the US military with overwhelming technological advantages including robotic. The company calls Atlas, the world's most dynamic robot. Back-flipping and On a Mission
Atlas is designed to operate in emergency and disaster situations. For instance, going into buildings leveled by bombing or earthquakes to search for signs of life. It's primary purpose is to help the military and first responders stay our of harms way. In dynamic military and emergency situations, robotic flexibility and agility such as backflips and jumps are keys to mission success. Atlas can do all of that.
Humanoid Jumping Robot
Atlas is 4.9…