Check out Disney's robot acrobat

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I was rather hoping for an actual trapeze transfer. While it’s fairly interesting. simple pendulum mechanics can produce a range of motion close to the same; a lot of it is calculating the moment at a given point in the swing, so the ‘knees’ and ‘hips’ fold at the right time.


With a name like Stickman, you would think it could stick the landing. :man_dancing:


How long until we can buy tabletop robotic dancers and acrobats with incomprehensibly exquisite moves for our kids to play with at home?

Reminds me of that one SNL skit: Invading aliens land on Earth (obviously, they have the tech), but their weapons are blunderbusses.

a spacecraft using this hardware could de-orbit satellite junk using only momentum and relative mass.

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