Elon Musk is thinking about tunnels for Hyperloop
Elon Musk continues to engage in drilling tunnels, not to stand in traffic jams. At the end of January 2017 we have already begun the first excavation works, which marked the beginning of the first tunnel from SpaceX office to the nearest motorway. While the work is going on private land, the mask does not require any permission, but the company's lawyers are already preparing for certain documents, and the head of SpaceX shows at Twitter drills.
Such a drilling machine was used recently in the District of Columbia, where she dug a tunnel length of 3, 5 kilometers and a diameter of 7 meters. Laying out photos from the drilling rig, Musk jokingly signed her word "Minecraft".
- Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 4, 2017
In the comments to the post of one of the followers asked if Musk use such machines for digging tunnels for Hyperloop thinks. "Maybe", - answered this question head of SpaceX and Tesla.
Meanwhile, on the same territory belonging to SpaceX, a competition for the best capsule for transport Hyperloop. The competition was attended by about thirty teams, each of which have presented their concepts of wagons that can safely and effectively move into the vacuum tube at high speed.