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.


Hyperloop One for the first time, fully tested


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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