What’s the biggest robot in the world?

Optimus Prime eat your heart out, Earthlings have some pretty large robots too. 

22nd December 2016
What’s the biggest robot in the world? (Lade AS)

Asked by: Sarah Mellish, St Albans

According to the Guinness Book Of Records, the largest walking robot in the world is reported to be Tradinno, a 15m-long dragon robot weighing 11 tons that was used in a German theatre for the play Drachenstich. Powered by a two-litre turbo diesel engine, it can breathe flames to a distance of 1.5 metres.

However, in the future, this dragon will be like a toy compared to the 200m-long robot container ship Vindskip (above image) planned for construction, which would traverse the seas using its giant sides as sails, and its computer brain to keep its course.

 


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