Photos: Gearing up for DARPA Challenge

Photos: Gearing up for DARPA Challenge

Summary: Qualifying is over as the finalists prepare for the $2 million race Oct. 8 for robot-driven vehicles.

TOPICS: Emerging Tech

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  • Sandstorm

    Sandstorm, from Carnegie Mellon University's Red Team, is one of the favorites of this year's race.

    Note the dust trail picked up just driving through the testing area. Imagine what it will be like riding over desert roads.

  • quick turn

    Team Mojavation had a problem in the qualifying event when its vehicle decided to turn too soon and was disabled. But the team did qualify for the finals.

  • fire

    Track workers put out a brushfire in the hay bales after a racer named IRV crashed through the barrier.

Topic: Emerging Tech

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