Watch MIT engineers test a squad of mini robotic cheetahs

3:25 PM ET Wed, 13 Nov 2019

The school's Mini Cheetah robot was first unveiled earlier in 2019. It was the first four-legged robot to complete a backflip. The Mini Cheetah weighs about 20 pounds, and it can cover rough terrain faster than the average human MIT's Biomimetic Robotics Lab developed the Mini Cheetah as a smaller version of the Cheetah 3 robot.