Archive for October, 2007

Six more teams eliminated from Urban Challenge »

Last night DARPA officals announced that six more teams have been eliminated from the NQE, the teams that have been eliminated are: 1. Caltech 2. Mojavaton 3. Team Jefferson 4. Team Urbanator 5. Gator Nation 6. Team Juggernaut Update – DARPA has just cut Axion Racing and Golem Group from any further qualifications.

Six teams eliminated from the DARPA Urban Challenge »

Victorville (CA) – There are still two days left at the DARPA Urban Challenge qualifications, but officials are already eliminating teams because of poor performance. DARPA has just told us that six teams have been eliminated and will no longer participate in any more qualification runs. The eliminations will free up slots for the other […]

Sting Racing crashes into concrete wall »

Victorville (CA) – The first day of qualifications isn’t even over yet and two robotic vehicles have already crashed. The Lotus Elise run by Insight Racing hopped over a curb and nicked its bumper earlier in the day. Not to be outdone, Sting Racing’s Porsche Cayenne accelerated into another K-Rail on its practice run. See […]

Axion Racing’s bot collides into chase car at Urban Challenge »

Victorville (CA) – So far the crashes at the DARPA Urban Challenge have been restricted between robots and concrete, but today we saw Axion Racing’s vehicle “Spirit” collide with a human-driven chase car. Fortunately the driver was unhurt, but the Ford Taurus he was driving wasn’t so lucky. The car now has a long gash […]

Akismet stops comment spam »

After the KillaCycle video went live my blog was receiving tons more spam then before, it got to the point that i even turned off comments until i could work on getting a system implemented to block the spam. With a search on Google it turns out that there was already a Free service that […]

RV Trip 2007 »

Photos from RV trip – Click Here Live video and Map are below…Here is the rig that we are traveling in, 2002 35ft Itasca Suncruiser and towing my 1988 Jeep Cherokee. If you can see this, your browser doesn’t understand Object. However, we’ll still link you to the Map.