Last weekend the second student Hyperloop Pod Competition was held at the SpaceX HQ in Hawthorne, California. Pods built by student teams aimed to be the fastest to accelerate through the evacuated 1.2-kilometer (0.75-mile) tube next to the SpaceX facility. Here is a report on the event: The winning entry was built by the WARR … Continue reading Sci-Tech: SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition – Winning entry reaches 324km/h
The university Hyperloop competition at the SpaceX HQ in Hawthorne, California is underway. Live webcast is available at www.spacex.com/hyperloop. See also Hyperloop live report – Daily Breeze | Facebook. 30 university teams are participating in the contest. The track is a hollow tube about three-quarter-mile (1.2 km) long and pumped down to low pressure. Each of the teams … Continue reading Sci-Tech: Hyperloop competition at SpaceX underway. Live webcast.
The Official SpaceX Hyperloop Competition will be held this weekend (Jan.27-29, 2017) at the SpaceX facility in Hawthorne, California. Alan Boyle reports on the unveiling of the Univ. of Washington team’s pod racer last week: UW Hyperloop team unveils its purple pod racer – Geekwire – In the beginning, 1,200 teams applied. The field was trimmed down to … Continue reading College teams to compete in the SpaceX Hyperloop contest
Following up on the Hyperloop One update posted here several weeks ago, below is an interview with Shervin Pishevar, Executive Co-Chairman and co-founder of the company, about Hyperloop One‘s plans and projects, which include a full-scale demo system that will begin running next spring. (The video is from the symposium IGNITION 2016 “Future of Digital” held this week in New York … Continue reading Sci-Tech: Hyperloop One co-founder interview + the Dubai project
The Hyperloop One company appears to be moving along quickly towards an operating Hyperloop demonstration system in 2017 in Nevada. Here is a promotional video: They just got a contract to start design of the first commercial Hyperloop, which would link Dubai and Abu Dhabi: Hyperloop One will build the first Hyperloop system to go from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in … Continue reading Sci-Tech: Hyperloop One update