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Blog Hyperloop One Pushes Pod to 70 mph for ‘Kitty Hawk Moment’

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    Hyperloop One announced today it has completed the first full-scale test of its magnetic levitation technology. The company sent a pod 100 feet at 70 mph, pulling 2 Gs.

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    I thought hyperloop used air bearings, not mag lev?
     
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    Elon's original Hyperloop concept used air bearings, as I recall, but that does not mean that is the method that the two commercial Hyperloop companies will employ.
     
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    Technician moving the XP-1 to the paint booth during development...
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    Skip to 2:15 in the video.
     

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