A team of testers Virgin Hyperloop One again set a record during recent tests held at the site DevLoop near Las Vegas, they were able to accelerate the capsule to a speed of 387 kilometers per hour.
The inside of the pipe with a pressure of 0.0002 atmosphere, the capsule was able to beat the previous record of 310 kilometers per hour. Representatives of Virgin Hyperloop One has reported on the work done, noting that the air conditioning system, a control system, the entire power electronics and other components capable of withstanding such loads and work great. Slowly but surely the company continues to increase the speed of the capsule, eventually planning to bring it up to 1,100 kilometers per hour.
Achievements on the ground the representatives of the Hyperloop One is not limited and confirmed that the founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson became the company’s Chairman. He previously joined the Board of Directors of the Hyperloop One, and then began to actively invest in the development of the company, which ultimately received the note “Virgin” in the title. Branson said he was impressed by the achievements of the Virgin Hyperloop One and expressed confidence that the company will be able to reach their potential, finishing in key markets, among them noted and Russia.