22.01.2019 Some robots walk. Others fly. He built one that can do both. By Robotics News - Robot News, Robotics, Robots, Robotics Sciences inNews, robotics, Robotics Classification, robots, robots in business, Robots Podcast Tag news A bipedal robot walks on the surface of a distant planet. Its sensors scan the environment, sending data back to Earth. It comes to a crumbling hillside, flexes its knees and leaps, thrusters whirring, to land safely above the loose rock.