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Washington Hyperloop slims down its pod racer

Could this year be the year for Washington Hyperloop? For the fourth time, the students on University of Washington’s pod-racing team are taking aim at the top prize in tech titan Elon Musk’s competition, and this time they’ve got their racer … Continue reading

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WARR wins Elon Musk’s Hyperloop III pod races

WARR’s Hyperloop pod registered a world-record top speed of 290 mph in its final run through the mile-long enclosed test track at SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. That’s higher than the top speed that WARR reached during last August’s Hyperloop contest (201 mph), as … Continue reading

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Washington Hyperloop unveils its next pod racer

The Washington Hyperloop team is counting on the third time being the charm. But it’s not just a question of superstitious sayings: For SpaceX’s third university Hyperloop competition, the three dozen student engineers and entrepreneurs on the University of Washington’s pod-racing team … Continue reading

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Teams gear up for a Hyperloop showdown

Teams from the University of Washington and more than 20 other universities and colleges around the world are converging on SpaceX’s Southern California headquarters this weekend for the company’s second Hyperloop pod competition. Like many sequels, this contest could well be … Continue reading

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SpaceX sets Hyperloop II contest for August

SpaceX’s second Hyperloop competition for student-led teams is coming up in August, with the University of Washington’s crew listed among two dozen contestants. Hyperloop Pod Competition II, set for Aug. 25-27 at SpaceX’s test track in Hawthorne, Calif., follows up on … Continue reading

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UW Hyperloop team unveils purple pod racer

The University of Washington’s Hyperloop team showed off its sleek pod racer and let fans take a peek under the carbon composite hood, one week before a national competition in California. For the team’s roughly 35 students, the Jan. 19 unveiling … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding fuels UW Hyperloop’s final dash

The University of Washington’s Hyperloop team is getting ready to compete in a set of pod races aimed at blazing a trail for a new means of near-supersonic travel – but they need a little help to get to the starting … Continue reading

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