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SpaceBok Planetary Exploration Robot Can Jump 2m in Lunar Gravity

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In the future, more robots are going to be used to explore the planets in our solar system and beyond. Take SpaceBok for instance: it is an innovative planetary exploration quadruped robot designed by a Swiss student team from ETH Zurich and ZHAW Zurich. It is designed to test walking and jumping in low gravity environments.

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SpaceBok can jump up to 2m high in lunar gravity. It uses a reaction wheel to control its orientation and stabilizes its body on its way down to maintain balance.

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