rLoop Levitated its Hyperloop pod at #AU2017

I personally chipped in to rLoop’s Indegogo campaign as soon as I learned they were using Autodesk Fusion 360 to design a Hyperloop pod.

Remember when Elon Musk proposed a Hyperloop that would transfer people from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes? Formed on social media site Reddit, rLoop.org is a non-student team that reached the final stage of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition and is pursuing successful manufacture of their Hyperloop pod to make safe, cost-effective, and efficient high-speed transit a reality.

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I was thrilled to be able to meet the team at Autodesk University (AU) 2017. Here’s a video, taken at #AU2017, that shows their technology in action.

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