Fortune: Hyperloop pod race kicks off at SpaceX headquarters

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This article in Fortune mentions the UW-Madison Badgerloop team, which includes many engineering students.

Teams from around the world will be spending this weekend racing their prototype Hyperloop pods down a scaled-down test track near SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. The competition is part of the continued evolution of an experimental transportation concept, first floated by Elon Musk in 2013, that promises to move people and goods at more than 700 miles an hour, more efficiently than by air and with less infrastructure cost than traditional rail. More…