Bipedal robot Cassie and one of her custom-built counterparts walk through the 2,500-square-foot Advanced Mobility Lab. The lab includes multiple tracks and a 15-foot-long treadmill capable of reaching speeds of up to 40 miles per hour for testing high-speed robotic running gaits.
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On October 24, Caltech will officially open the new Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies (CAST), a 10,000-square-foot facility where machines and researchers will work together and learn from one another.


The Ames Lab bipedal robot Cassie goes outside for a walk around Caltech’s campus.


Models for robotic spacecraft explore the frictionless lab space of Associate Professor of Aerospace Soon-Jo Chung at Caltech’s new CAST building.