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Sierra Circuits Sponsored and Met UW Hyperloop at SpaceX

September 1, 2017
Last Sunday, Sierra Circuits finally got to meet the University of Washington Hyperloop team, UW Hyperloop, after making a 6-hour drive from the Silicon Valley to SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne for the Pod Competition Weekend II. As a UW team sponsor and PCB provider, we wouldn’t miss it for anything! UW Hyperloop won the Subsystem Safety Technical Excellence Award during the design phase of the first competition for their magnetic levitation pod, which was designed to reach 100 mph. However, they could not race their..
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Elon Musk Proud of Hyperloop Pod Competition II

August 28, 2017
In January, SpaceX held its very first Hyperloop Pod Competition in its headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Last weekend, Elon Musk welcomed more than twenty returning and new teams of students from all across the world for a second round. Unlike Competition I where several categories were rewarded, this time the single criterion was speed. The entrance of the Hyperloop tube. Similar to Weekend I, three teams were allowed to race their pods in the 0.75 mile long Hyperloop tube. On Saturday, the students presented their..
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The SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

July 28, 2017
At the beginning of the year, SpaceX brought its high-speed transportation services to a whole new level with its very first Hyperloop Pod Competition. The company, which designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft, has the intention to revolutionize terrestrial transportation with Hyperloop, a conceptual high-speed transportation system put forward by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.
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