Getting back on track

Getting back on track

A robot that was galloping off course being pushed back into place during a demonstration last Friday in Homestead, Florida.

The robot is designed to go with soldiers to any place they go on foot, helping to carry their gear.

The Florida city hosted the Robotics Challenge Trials, a two-day event organised by the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, which ended last Saturday. The global competition is aimed at creating robots that can perform critical real-world tasks in response to emergencies.

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