Robots

Crash Landings Are No Problem For This Drone

Mar 14, 2017 at 3:30 PM ET

This drone can crash and get back up again. The external frame is flexible, letting it bounce back after collisions. Researchers came up with the design after studying insect wings, which have flexible joints to absorb shock to protect the body. Insurance plans for drones can cost up to $700 a year — but with this drone you can go crash crazy.