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Reliant Stadium
Houston, TX

On February 1, 2004 at 6:25pm Eastern, the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers competed in Super Bowl XXXVIII at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. Reliant Stadium seats a total of 69,500, 44,000 of which is sideline seating. Its retractable roof, the first in an NFL stadium, can open or close in 10 minutes. Reliant Stadium is part of Reliant Park, the largest event complex in the U.S., which also includes the Reliant Astrodome, Reliant Center and Reliant Arena. The Park hosts a range of sports events, concerts and conventions, including the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

The final score was: New England 32, Carolina 29

References


Satellite Imagery of Reliant Stadium
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Overview of Reliant Park area (Source: Space Imaging) Medium view of Reliant Park (Source: Space Imaging, Jan. 19, 2004)
Medium view of Reliant Park (Source: Orbimage, Jan. 25, 2004) Reliant Stadium
(Source: Orbimage)
Reliant Stadium
(Source: DigitalGlobe)
Reliant Stadium
(Source: Space Imaging)
Detail of Reliant Stadium area (Source: DigitalGlobe, Dec. 22, 2002) Event support structures (Source: Space Imaging, Jan. 19, 2004)
Event support structures (Source: Orbimage, Jan. 25, 2004) Reliant Park MetroRail station (Source: Space Imaging)
Training Center at Reliant Park. The indoor practice field is the largest air-supported structure in North America. (Source: DigitalGlobe, Dec. 22, 2002) Training Center at Reliant Park, with event support structures nearby (Source: Space Imaging, Jan. 19, 2004)
Residential area across Fannia Street from Reliant Park (Source: Space Imaging) Residential area across Main Street from Reliant Park (Source: Space Imaging)
Six Flags Astroworld amusement park, across Interstate 610 from the Reliant Park complex (Source: Space Imaging)
Map of Houston showing location of Reliant Park

Map of Reliant Park
(Source: Space Imaging)



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