Tuesday, December 06, 2005

DARPA Grand Challenge Vehicles on Display at Pentagon

DARPA Grand Challenge Vehicles on Display at Pentagon

The five teams that successfully completed the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Grand Challenge in October will display their vehicle technologies and answer questions from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST Dec. 6 in the Pentagon courtyard.

Vehicles on display will be: 'Stanley,' the winning vehicle developed by Stanford Racing Team, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.; 'Sandstorm,' developed by Red Team and 'H1ghlander' developed by Red Team Too, both from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa..; 'KAT 5,' developed by Gray Team, Metairie, La.; and 'Terramax,' developed by Team Terramax, Oshkosh, Wis.

In addition to the vehicles, DARPA Director Tony Tether will make a presentation on the Grand Challenge at 11 a.m. in the Pentagon Auditorium (Room BH650).

Images and additional information on the Grand Challenge are available at http://www.grandchallenge.org and http://www.darpa.mil/grandchallenge .

Media without Pentagon badges interested in covering the event must pre-register by Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 9 a.m. with Jan Walker, DARPA Public Affairs, at (703) 696-2404."

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