Testers Virgin Hyperloop One capsule is dispersed to 387 km / h
The team of assessors Virgin Hyperloop One again set a record - during recent tests held on DevLoop ground near Las Vegas, they were able to disperse the capsule to a speed of 387 kilometers per hour.
Inside the pipe with the pressure 0, 0002 atmosphere capsule able to beat the previous record of 310 kilometers per hour. Representatives of the Virgin Hyperloop One reported on the work done, noting that the air conditioning system, control system, all of the power electronics, and other components are able to withstand such loads and work well. Slowly but surely, the company continues to increase the speed of the capsule, eventually planning to bring it up to 1100 kilometers per hour.
Achievements landfill representatives Hyperloop One did not stop, and confirmed that Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has become the company's chairman. Previously, he joined Hyperloop One board of directors, and then began to actively invest in the development of the company, which eventually won the postscript "Virgin" in the title. Branson said that impressed with the achievements of Virgin Hyperloop One and expressed confidence that the company will be able to reach their potential, taking the key markets, including Russia and noted.