Before the Spider bot, inspecting airships was a tedious process done by humans with flashlights, while also requiring the blimp to be completely deflated. The Lockheed Skunk Works Spider can do the exact same task while the blimp is inflated. The robot is comprised of two magnetically-attached halves, one on the outside of the blimp, the other half is on the inside in order to skate around the airship with its camera and LED lights.

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