27 Feb '15, 3pm

Step One Toward Musk’s Hyperloop Planned For 2016

Step One Toward Musk’s Hyperloop Planned For 2016

Some people said Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Hyperloop dream a couple years ago was just to drum up publicity but now a first stage in its becoming a reality is underway. Plans by Hyperloop Transportation Technologies are for a 5-mile test track near the central California town of Quay Valley to begin construction by 2016 and prove the concept. Not quite up to 760 mph speeds on this stretch of land far shorter than an LA-to-San Francisco or LA-to-Las Vega run, the mag-lev vacuum capsules will reach speeds up to 250 mph or more and human test subjects are intended to get rides. According to the Daily Mail , CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Dirk Ahlborn initiated communication with Musk’s SpaceX firm, and proposed working with his team to make it happen. Ahlborn’s team consists of around 100 engineers who also work at leading organizations including Boeing, NASA, Airb...

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