WALKING ROBOTS

  • Prop-M Walking Robot
    Prop-M Walking Robot
    Prop-M Walking Robot weighs 4,5 kg. It was launched on Mars in 1971 by Mars 2 and Mars 3, without results. It walked on a pair of skis like draglines, in the limit of 15 m cable length. http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/profile.cfm?MCode=Mars_0
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  • Miniwhegs of Case Western Reserve University
    Miniwhegs of Case Western Reserve University
    Miniwhegs of Case Western Reserve University, in 2005. The Whegs, wheels without rim (wheels and legs) , allows to move quickly and climb obstacles. http://biorobots.cwru.edu/projects/whegs/miniwhegs.html
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  • Jumping mini-Whegs
    Jumping mini-Whegs
    Jumping mini-Whegs can jump over obstacles if too large for its whegs. http://biorobots.cwru.edu/projects/whegs/miniwhegs.html
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  • Whegs II
    Whegs II
    Whegs II of Case Western Reserve University about 2006 had 6 whegs and Akerman steering. It had also an ultra-sonic system to detect obstacles. http://biorobots.cwru.edu/projects/whegs/whegs.html
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