Gallery: DARPA’s Robot Cheetah Can Now Run Faster Than Usain Bolt!


In March, we reported that Boston Dynamics and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)‘s Cheetah bot had shattered the world speed record for legged robots with a running speed of 18 mph. At the time, that was 4.9 mph faster than the former record which was set back in 1989, but the Cheetah’s team has just announced that the robot can run faster 0.5 miles per hour faster than the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt! Watch a video of the cheetah robot in action after the jump.

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