Students from the University of Colorado Denver are up for a big honor. They’re competing with much bigger schools with more funding to design a hyperloop pod.
The CU Denver Hyperlynx team was up bright and early Friday morning to showcase their work. They are participating in the 2019 Space X Hyperloop Pod Competition.
“The idea is to further the development of the Hyperloop as a transportation system,” says CU Denver senior Andrew Gras. “Putting those vehicles in a low pressure environment allows you to go higher speeds with roughly the same amount of power by reducing the air resistance involved in the situation.”
They will be among some elite company. Teams from MIT, UC Davis and the Technical University of Munich will be competing with them. Those teams have huge budgets which makes CU Denver’s work even more outstanding. They did more with less.
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