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SpaceX Selects Technical University Team’s Hyperloop As The Winner Of The ‘Fast Pod’


08/30/2017


The wining team member are proud to bag the first prize by running their pod at the speed of “201 miles per hour”.



One team from Munich based Technical University claims the wining title of “SpaceX competition”, whereby the designs created went under the name of “fastest pod for the ‘Hyperloop’, reports Bob Mezan.
 
The team called their creation “WARR Hyperloop”, while the competition event was hosted by SpaceX of Elon Musk that proposed to create the Hyperloop “transportation system”. The idea was originally “conceived” by Musk who envisioned a “high speed transport system” capable of shooting passengers, packed in “enclosed capsules”, through “steel tubes at up to 800 mph”.
 
The winning team presented a pod that travelled at the speed of “201 miles per hour” down the “mile-long test track”. Stephan Muller, a winning team member was “proud of their achievement”, while added:
“It was perfect. It was really, really awesome. We never expected it. I mean, we wanted it to be this way but we didn't know if it would work last minute but it did. So we're really, really happy with the results.”
 
While, Mezan informed:
“The competition was the second hosted by SpaceX at its track near its Hawthorne, California headquarters. A third round will be held some time in 2018”.
 
References:
reuters.com







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