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Hyperloop One had its first full-system test of ultrafast transportation system

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The test sled is returned to its starting point by a tender following a Hyperloop One sled test at their facility in North Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

Hyperloop One Sled Test

A Hyperloop One sled test has a successful run and is slowed by sand in the end at their facility in North Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Launch slideshow »

Hyperloop One completed the first full-scale test of its hyperloop technology in a vacuum environment on May 12th, the company announced today. In the test, the company’s hyperloop vehicle — which uses magnetic levitation, or mag-lev, technology — pulled 2 Gs while reaching 70 miles per hour down the length of the company’s test track in North Las Vegas.

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