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Ranger
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Head: Alonzo Kelly
Contact: Alonzo Kelly
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Vision and Autonomous Systems Center (VASC)
 Field Robotics Center (FRC)
Associated lab(s) / group(s):
 NavLab
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Overview
The goal of the project is to increase speed and enhance the reliability of robotic vehicles in rugged outdoor settings.

RANGER has navigated over distances of 15 autonomous kilometers, moving continuously, and has at times reached speeds of 15 km/hr. The system has been used successfully on a converted U.S. Army jeep called the NAVLAB II and on a specialized Lunar Rover vehicle that may, one day, explore the moon.