The Hyperloop Speeds to a 240-MPH Record | WIRED

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, December 19, 2017
  • Leading hyperloop competitor Virgin Hyperloop One set a new benchmark in the Nevada desert.

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  • jinUAE

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    = 386Km/h

  • sebastep

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    jinUAE thank you

  • Punith reddy k.n

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    Turn on the subtitles at starting of the video..

  • JacobPlaysAgar DK

     (Mar 11, 2019)

    lol

  • Joel Mutyaba

     (May 13, 2018)

    Lolest

  • CryptoCondemnation

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    Where is thunderf00t when you need him?

  • James Bevins

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    Quit referring to hyperloop achievements as “Elon Musk’s” achievements. Elon only spends a very small portion of his time at hyperloop.The achievement should be credited to the hyperloop team that’s constantly working.

  • David Beppler

     (Jan 13, 2018)

    Ethan Lamoureux you dumb. Hahaha

  • Ethan Lamoureux

     (Dec 26, 2017)

    What achievement? Improving a technology that will never be used? Wasting money and resources on a dead-end project? Figuring out solutions to all the easy problems before tackling the hard ones?

  • Dale Harris

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    For all the people saying it's not a real thing, I think one of the most successful business men of all time, wouldn't have invested in this, if he didn't think it was feasible.

  • InfinitaSalo

     (Dec 23, 2017)

    And they make it amount to something

  • koooo34

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    successful business men invest in stuff that amounts to nothing all the time

  • Bush Plays

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    240mph seems a bit slow given that bullet trains travel at almost 200mph with affordable infrastructure.

  • Bush Plays

     (Dec 20, 2017)

    busi magen even so I think this is going to be another Concorde all be it on rails. I think the cheaper, more accessible, easy to build and easier to maintain trains will win out.

  • Erodict

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    Trust me, we're talking about Elon Musk here... he's gonna step up his game, just like he did when he wanted rockets to be able to land again

  • Jan

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    thunderf00t video incoming how 300 mph will be impossible :D

  • saintpine

     (Dec 25, 2017)

    +Olaf GillotI suggest you watch a scientists analysis on this issue:Philip Mason, aka Thunderf00t comes up with various issues, try and address them.He has seven videos addressing Hyperloop.

  • Olaf Gillot

     (Dec 25, 2017)

    saintpine Not really, it just takes time to empty all the air out. Running the pumps isn't that expensive really.

  • mbogucki1

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    Feet and Miles? What kind of science vid is this? Metric please, like the rest of the civilized world uses.

  • Tom

     (Jan 12, 2018)

    Simple math idiot

  • Brad Liston

     (Dec 19, 2017)

    So many negative comments, just like man was never meant to fly, right? Just takes time and creativity.

  • Wordavee1

     (Dec 22, 2017)

    Who said man was never meant to fly? People who had no idea of technology!We are pretty savvy about stuff now, this looks like a white elephant. They might build one a 100 miles long as a show piece but it won't get any further.I can think of a lot of disadvantages compared to a high speed railway line.You'll need 2 tubes for back and forward traffic, otherwise you can only has one pod travelling at a time.Rails are easily crossed by roads, you'll need bridges or underpasses for the tubes, more ex...

  • CounterTA

     (Dec 21, 2017)

    Lmao koooo34, what's your problem?

  • Hannah Miyamoto

     (Dec 20, 2017)

    That's great, but how long is it going to take to airlock a pod? That airlock time will determine the capacity of the system.