The Ten Most Popular DARPA Videos of 2015 

DARPA’s YouTube videos are viewed millions of times each year. Here are the ten most popular DARPA videos of 2015, based on views. Click below for a high-resolution image.

Videos hosted on the DARPA YouTube channel were watched more than eight million times this year—and that’s without a single posting involving cats. All told in 2015, viewers spent more than 29 years looking at footage of our new technologies and of the people at DARPA who strive to make the impossible possible. A full list of our videos is available at for those who want to be fully prepared when that New Year’s party conversation inevitably turns to the topic of DARPA (if that doesn’t happen, are you at the right party?). In the meantime, here are the ten most popular clips of 2015, based on the number of views:

10.   Forward to the Future: Visions of 2045 – Pam Melroy (October 21, 2015)


9.   New Concept for Air Warfare (March 31, 2015)


8.   When Team KAIST Won the DARPA Robotics Challenge (June 7, 2015)


7.   A Celebration of Risk (a.k.a. Robots Take a Spill) (June 6, 2015)


6.   Revolutionizing Prosthetics – Drinking from a Water Bottle (February 11, 2015)


5.   DRC Finals – Main (June 5, 2015)


4.   Mission Adaptive Rotor Robotic Landing Gear Demonstration (September 1, 2015)


3. ALASA Concept Video (February 5, 2015)


2.   ATLAS Gets an Upgrade (January 20, 2015)


1. EXACTO Live-Fire Tests, February 2015 (April 27, 2015)

Curious what other DARPA activities attracted the most interest in 2015, and even earlier? Check out these links, where you can explore the top stories and Facebook and Twitter posts from this year, as well as content from prior years.

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