Robot Leo can skateboard

American researchers built the robot Leonardo, also known as Leo. And Leo is special because he can walk, fly and skateboard.

In the air

Leo can fly through propellers attached to his body. According to the researchers, a robot that can fly and walk is very useful. Such a robot could help people in the future.

Leo can‘t just help. He’s got some big tricks too. This way it runs on a very thin line, so it can even skateboard. He uses the extension of his legs to steer the skateboard and move the propellers around his body.

Because the robot can use its legs and propellers, the creators think it can help with space missions later, for example. But here on Earth, too, Leo will be useful.