Grand Challenge 2005 Stanley is Winner!

Posted 9 Oct 2005 at 19:22 UTC by The Swirling Brain Share This

It's official, Stanley from Stanford has won the DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 and gets the $2 million prize! Five bots actually have crossed the finish line including Stanford's Stanley robot which finished 1st at 6 hours 53 minutes, Carnegie-Mellon's Red Teams with two bots the Sandstorm which finished 2nd at 7 hours 4 minutes and H1lander which finished 3rd at 7 hours 14 minutes, and Grey Team's GreyBot Kat-5 with finished 4th at 7 hours 30 minutes. Team TerraMax with the 6 wheeled TerraMax vehicle chugged along and just now finished but it has exceeded the 10 hour limit and finished with an unofficial time of over 27 hours. Congratulations to all involved in DARPA's Grand Challenge!

TerraMax, posted 9 Oct 2005 at 21:33 UTC by RossumsChild » (Observer)

Update: The final time for TerraMax is now recorded as 12:51 minutes. They've also reset all the eliminated bots distances to their correct values.

Congrats!, posted 10 Oct 2005 at 01:04 UTC by marcin » (Journeyer)

Well done to all the teams. This is one of the truly great technological outcomes of this decade. Incredibly awesome.

Cheers, Marcin.

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