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A Historic Agreement for the Hyperloop in India

On February 18, 2018, Richard Branson from Virgin Hyperloop One announced exciting news regarding the future of the hyperloop in India with a historic agreement; the Indian State of Maharashtra has shown intent to build a hyperloop track between Pune and Mumbai, beginning with an operational demonstration track. With over 130,000 vehicles traveling the 2-3 [...]

By | 2018-02-21T22:18:33+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

The Hyperloop is Over 30% of the Way There!

This past December, Virgin Hyperloop One broke the hyperloop world speed record previously held by Elon Musk’s SpaceX competition with a run of 240 mph (387 km/h); this is over 30% of the proposed 700 mph from Elon Musk’s white papers back in 2013. Moreover, this new record is a significant increase from Hyperloop One’s [...]

By | 2018-01-16T20:19:57+00:00 January 16th, 2018|

The Hyperloop Dream Extends to India

During this summer, a student run team from India named Hyperloop India designed the Hyperloop prototype OrcaPod for the SpaceX competition. Later into the year, a team of engineers, designers, and manufacturers from Bangalore built, tested, and shipped the OrcaPod to California for the final leg of the competition. The team didn’t manage to win, [...]

By | 2017-12-06T04:44:42+00:00 December 6th, 2017|

Expectations vs. Reality: Counteracting Blind Fate

In recent months, the Hyperloop has made many significant strides in becoming a reality from its initial conceptual designs on Elon Musk’s white papers released 4 years ago. Putting the Hyperloop’s timeline in another perspective, Virgin Hyperloop One on February 2015 announced a funding of $8.5 million; the company currently has $245 million in funding [...]

By | 2017-11-12T11:28:09+00:00 November 12th, 2017|