Hexapod walker

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Date
1983-01
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Reprinted with permission.
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© 1983 Scientific American, a division of Nature America, Inc. All rights reserved.
Object ID
500004906

Machines with legs can travel over difficult terrain, but are challenging to control. Ivan Sutherland built this one at Carnegie Mellon University, “more as a learning exercise than with any utilitarian goal in mind.”