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Hyperloop One - propulsion open air test

12 May 2016

Hyperloop Technologies shows its propulsion test sled, demonstrated on May 11th in North Las Vegas, which will eventually propel a pod through a hyperloop tube.

The Hyperloop Levitation Rig (Credit: Hyperloop Technologies)

Hyperloop is a transportation system in which a full-length tube is built between destinations, with a controlled environment inside the tube allowing people or cargo to travel at extremely high speeds.

The Hyperloop technical team, led by CTO and co-founder Brogan BamBrogan, is pioneering a number of innovations, including advancements in propulsion, tube design and fabrication, levitation systems, pod designs and thermodynamics and systems engineering.

For more details, click here to read DPA’s previous coverage.

Video courtesy of Hyperloop Technologies. 

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