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Customer Spotlight: 8-22-2018
August 22, 2018 (Customer Spotlight)

We recently got an email from Scott Leonard, the Structures/Aerodynamics Lead Engineer for rLoop: a team who entered the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition last year. He said:

"I'm part of rLoop, a team of people from the internet that entered the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition last year. Our order from Speedy Metals was used to manufacture our entry (actually a total of 2 prototypes), a fully pressurized and hovering pod capable of speeds up to 300 mph in vacuum. [...] We put [our order] to use proving that hundreds of people from around the world who mostly never met in person could build a piece of complex engineering."

Hyperloop prototype 1

Hyperloop prototype 2

Hyperloop prototype 3

Hyperloop prototype 4

Hyperloop prototype 5

To view rLoop's prototype in action, click on the video below:

Video of the current prototype hovering in Vegas this year

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