FEATURE: FEDOR THE ROBOT
FEDOR or Feodor (Фёдор in Russian) (an acronym of “final experimental demonstration object research”) is the name of a Russian humanoid originally developed for rescue missions. It has been reported that the FEDOR is designed to make “colonies” on the moon and is being prepared for a solo space mission in 2021.
FEDOR THE ROBOT PASSES HIS FINAL EXAMS
Developed for navigating extreme situations, Fedor has passed his final obstacle course exam.
FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research), a robot buddy for Russian cosmonauts, has been undergoing final obstacle course testing at the Android Technics laboratory for humanoid machines in Magnitogorsk.
It’s unclear, whether FEDOR will be able to colonize the moon, but for now the latest prototype is capable of the following: crawling on its belly and on all fours, standing up after falling down, driving UAZ vehicles, navigating building interiors, including uneven stairs, and operating household appliances, power tools, and…