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Valkyrie

Valkyrie is an advanced humanoid designed to operate in degraded or damaged human-engineered environments. NASA hopes to eventually send Valkyrie into space, to the moon, and to Mars.

FEATURES

Electrically powered. Swappable battery. Series-elastic rotary actuators in arms and legs. Covered in soft fabric. Named after female figures in Norse mythology. Designed and built in 9 months.

HEIGHT

190 cm | 74.8 in

LENGTH

N/A cm | N/A in

WIDTH

N/A cm | N/A in

WEIGHT

125 kg | 275 lb

SPEED

N/A km/h | N/A mph

SENSORS

Carnegie Robotics Multisense SL in head, secondary head cameras, torso cameras, shin cameras, knee lidars, six-axis force-torque sensors in feet

ACTUATORS

Five series-elastic rotary actuators and and two linear actuators in arms. Six finger and thumb actuators. Five series-elastic rotary actuators in upper leg and two in ankles. Five series elastic rotary actuators in torso.

POWER

1.8-kWh dual-voltage battery

COMPUTING

Two Intel Core i7s

SOFTWARE

Robot Operating System (ROS)

DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)

44 (Neck: 3 DoF; Arm: 4 DoF x 2; Wrist: 3 DoF x 2; Hand: 4 DoF x 2; Torso: 3 DoF, Leg: 6 DoF x 2; Ankle: 2 DoF x 2)

MATERIALS

Covered in foam and soft fabric

COST

N/A

STATUS

Ongoing

WEBSITE

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/r5