College can be stressful with all the classes, exams and social events to balance. Now, imagine doing all that while building a Hyperloop pod that will be judged by Elon Musk… no pressure. A scrappy group of students from Wisconsin boldly took on that challenge, and they learned that no matter how many all-nighters you pull, there’s always more work to be done.
Hyperloop Pod Competition
“SpaceX is revolutionizing terrestrial transportation through its Hyperloop transportation services. The company currently provides these services to innovators and universities interested in high-speed transportation technology and solutions.”
SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod speed competition winner tops 200 MPH
“The mile-long track saw three finalist teams battle it out for speed supremacy, including WARR Hyperloop from Germany, Switzerland’s Swissloop and Paradigm, a North American team with members from Northeastern and Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada.”
“Founded in the Summer of 2015, Badgerloop is a student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Madison helping determine if hyperloop could become reality. We provide members with the unique opportunity to work on real world engineering and transportation infrastructure challenges.”
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Special thanks to the entire Badgerloop team for letting us tell their story!