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History in the Making

The DARPA Grand Challenge was a first-of-its-kind event that generated considerable interest in the media.  Members of the media who have specific questions are welcome to call Grand Challenge media contact Tom Goodwin at 703-560-7875 or e-mail him Media with questions on other DARPA programs should contact DARPA Public Affairs Office.


Our newsroom includes all of the previous releases on the Grand Challenge.

Image Gallery

Futuristic autonomous robotic ground vehicles, rugged desert terrain and technological innovations are just a few of the interesting visuals that are part of the Grand Challenge. The jpeg images in the Grand Challenge image gallery are suitable to download and use in newspapers, magazines and other publications.

Covering the Grand Challenge

The Grand Challenge team is committed to making it easy for reporters to do stories before, during and after the event. Frequently asked questions cover the basic facts on the Grand Challenge, our media coverage guidelines provide details on how to cover the story. Find pictures of the last Grand Challenge in the Media Gallery.

In the News

Media outlets from all over are already taking notice of the DARPA Grand Challenge, resulting in a number of lengthy articles on the event. Click here to see excerpts from some of the media coverage.

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