Hyperloop One successfully completes first test run

Hyperloop One has just announced the successful completion of the world’s first full systems Hyperloop test in a vacuum environment. The test took place on May 12, 2017 at the company’s test track, ‘DevLoop’, in the Nevada Desert. The vehicle coasted above the first portion of the track for 5.3 seconds using magnetic levitation and reached nearly 2Gs of acceleration, while achieving a speed of 70mph. The company is now entering the next campaign of testing, which will target speeds of 250mph.

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