Archive for date: March 13, 2004

Grand Challenge, Modest Failure?

March 13, 2004 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

Today the DARPA Grand Challenge was run. The course was shortened to only 142 miles from its original design goal of 250 miles. Fifteen robotic teams were selected to run. The best robot made 7.4 miles before mechanical failure called a halt to its day. The majority of teams made it less than a mile. […]