It is a dream of mankind to fly like a bird.

Markus Fischer

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About This Quote


Source: "A Robot That Flies Like a Bird." TEDGlobal 2011. Jul. 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by researcher Markus Fischer means that mankind has always fantasized about being able to fly like a bird. The quote is from Fischer's 2011 TED Talk and demonstration about a robot called SmartBird that Fischer and his team at Festo developed which flies like an actual bird -- by flapping its wings. Watch the full TED Talk here: Markus Fischer - A Robot That Flies Like a Bird