Business Magnate and Inventor Elon Musk is a man known for his work on transportation of the future, be it space travel or electric vehicles. His latest quest is something called a “Hyperloop,” a new kind of super-fast transportation that’s still in the design stage. At a competition of prototypes this past weekend, Virginia Tech’s entry showed well.
Some Hokies came home happy from the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition, after taking fourth place out of more than 115 student design teams. Daniel Kimminau is the project manager for Hyperloop at Virginia Tech.