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Hyperloop One completes first full-fledged test drive successfully

Hyperloop One completes first full-fledged test drive successfully

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Hyperloop One has his first test of the Hyperloop system is successfully executed, by a capsule through a vacuum tube to move.

That makes the company Hyperloop One Wednesday known, write the American media, including CNBC.

The test of Hyperloop One, in which a capsule thanks to a magnetic system by a vacuum tube floats, was held this year in mid-may. That was on a test track of the company near Las Vegas. The test drive took only 5.3 seconds and achieved a speed of 112 kilometres per hour.

Hyperloop One is preparing now for the next test phase, in which a speed of over four hundred kilometers per hour should be achieved. For that test will be a full capsule a longer distance to travel.

In may last year, tested Hyperloop One of his Hyperloop engine in the open air. When a speed of 187 kilometers per hour achieved. Ultimately, think Hyperloop One that the capsule over 1,100 kilometers per hour.

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Hyperloop One for the first time, fully tested

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The concept of the Hyperloop was in 2012 proposed by Elon Musk, ceo of Tesla and SpaceX. He wrote up a competition for his idea to reality. A varsity from Delft got it earlier this year, the first place.

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