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Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Gayle Añonuevo, Editorial Assistant
Tyler Howe, Senior Designer
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
Elizabeth Kotin, Web intern
Lexi Krock, Associate Editor
David Levin, Editorial Assistant
Susan K. Lewis, Editor
Anna Malsberger, Designer
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer

Special Thanks
Brett Leedy, Virginia Tech

Photo and Image Credits 
The Great Robot Race homepage
Photos: (homepage image: composite of H1ghlander, Stanley in race) Courtesy Joe Seamans for NOVA (H1ghlander) and DARPA (Stanley in race)

Meet the Teams
Photos: (Ghostrider, DAD, DEXTER, Kat-5, IRV, Desert Tortoise, Tommy, Prospect Eleven, H1ghlander, Stanley, TerraMax) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (Cliff) Courtesy Virginia Tech
Videos: (all except Virginia Tech team) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (Virginia Tech team) Courtesy Virginia Tech

Cars That Drive Themselves
Photos: (Sebastian Thrun and Stanley) Courtesy Sebastian Thrun; (1935 gas station) © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS; (Stanley) Courtesy Stanford Racing; (Batman and Robin in Batmobile) © Bettmann/CORBIS; (bumper sticker) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (Team Stanford celebrating) Courtesy DARPA

A Triumph for New Orleans
Images: (Gray team in bleachers, Gray brothers and Dolly, inside Kat-5, Gray team at NQE) Courtesy Paul Trepagnier; (Kat-5 in "Beer Bottle Pass", Kat-5 finishing race, Gray team and Kat-5) Courtesy DARPA

Video Extras
Photos and Videos: (all) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

What Robots See
Photos: (laser sensing) Courtesy Sebastian Thrun; (video camera image and depth map) Courtesy Andrew Ng; (adaptive vision) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (stereo vision images and depth map) Courtesy Princeton University; (radar composite) Courtesy Carnegie Mellon University; (cost map) Courtesy Sebastian Thrun

TV Program Description
Photo: (2005 DARPA Grand Challenge robots) Courtesy Joe Seamans for NOVA

 

Narrated by
John Lithgow

Produced by
Joseph Seamans
Jason Spingarn-Koff

Written and Directed by
Joseph Seamans

Edited by
David Cohen

Music
Andreas Bjørck

Camera
Mark Knobil
Joseph Seamans

Additional Camera
Brent McDonald

Aerial Camera
Dave Arnold

Pilot
Patrick Thy

Jib Operators
Buzz Moyer
Keith Seymour

Sound Recordist
Chris Strollo

Additional Sound
Dino DiStefano
Doug Dunderdale
Scott Harber
Jim Choi
Chris Ripper
Clarence Ting
Paul Rusnak

Design and Animation
Ice Cold Milk
Damon Ciarelli
Jonathan Garin
Naomi Nishimura
Boo Wong

Researcher
Jason Spingarn-Koff

Production Coordinator
Janet Smith

Production Assistant
Glen Syska

Online Editor
Anthony Cortese

Colorist
John Crowley

Audio Mix
Sue Hartford

Archival Material
NHK
Mentorn
KCET
Getty Images
ITN Archive

The Producers gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of Professor Red Whittaker, Red Team and the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

Special Thanks
Evan Tahler
Michele Gittleman
Francis Cheever
Anna Lee Strachan
Tom Goodwin
Jan Walker, DARPA
Norm Whitaker, DARPA

 

NOVA Series Graphics
yU + co.

NOVA Theme Music
Walter Werzowa
John Luker
Musikvergnuegen, Inc.

Additional NOVA Theme Music
Ray Loring

Post Production Online Editor
Spencer Gentry

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

NOVA Administrator
Dara Bourne

Publicity
Eileen Campion
Olivia Wong

Researcher
Gaia Remerowski

Senior Researcher
Barbara Moran

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Unit Managers
Lola Norman-Salako
Carla Raimer

Paralegal
Richard Parr

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen Shishko

Assistant Editor
Alex Kreuter

Associate Producer, Post Production
Patrick Carey

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editor
Rebecca Nieto

Post Production Manager
Nathan Gunner

Supervising Producer
Stephen Sweigart

Producer, Special Projects
Susanne Simpson

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Senior Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell

  

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