Boston Dynamics' 'Atlas' Robot Goes for a Jog, Hops Over a Log

Boston Dynamics  has unleashed their 'Atlas' humanoid robot outside. Atlas can be seen running through a grassy field, navigating difficult terrain, and jumping over a log. Tech Briefs recently spoke with NASA about potential applications for Boston Dynamics' impressive robots.

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