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Submission + - Flying Robot That Can Crash and Keep Flying (

garymortimer writes: "EPFL researchers at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems have created a bio-inspired flying robot that can withstand collisions with obstacles in its environment. A unique Active Recovery System allows the robot to pick itself back up after a collision and launch itself back into the air. Such a design could prove useful in exploring hard to reach areas, such as caves or irradiated nuclear power plants."
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Flying Robot That Can Crash and Keep Flying

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