By Jon LeSage Hyperloop One finished the second phase of testing its capsule gliding through tubes using magnetic levitation — and making huge gains over the first phase.
Conducted July 29 at the DevLoop test track in the Nevada desert, the Hyperloop One XP-1 was able to reach 192 mph; that compares with the top speed of 69 mph in the first test run. The pod was able to go four-and-a-half times the distance traveled — 1,433 feet versus 315 feet the first time.
The XP-1 was able to accelerate for 300 meters. It glided above the track using magnetic levitation before braking and coming
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