MIT Red Balloon Team Archive Page

In 2009, MIT Red Balloon Team won the DARPA Challenge for the 40th Internet Anniversary. This URL ( was used and owned by the MIT Team during the competition to engage participants in their strategy.

Useful Link

To read more about the story, please visit the Wikipedia page here (We didn't create the wikipedia page).

To see who are on the team, please check out our news release from MIT news office at here. You can also see their photos at DARPA's website here.

To read the science behind it, the MIT Team drafted a paper published in Science on their strategy. Please visit here for more information.

Contact Us

You should always contact the Human Dynamics Group at MIT Media Lab for any request related to the MIT Team's winning. Please visit us at

This page is created by Wei Pan (home page).