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7/25/2018

Episode 20: Delft Hyperloop

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Thymo Vlot and Ze Soengas of Delft Hyperloop and John Jackson of TenCate Advanced Composites discuss Delft’s entry in the SpaceX Hyperloop competition.

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In this episode of CW Talks, CW editor Jeff Sloan delves into the Hyperloop, the vaccuum tube-based high speed transportation system introduced by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. 

Delft Hyperloop

The Delft Hyperloop team. Source | Delft Hyperloop

CW interviews two members of the Delf Hyperloop team of Delft University of Technology (Delft, The Netherlands) who placed 2nd in the SpaceX Hyperloop competition on July 22. Thymo Vlot, partnerships manager for Delft and Ze Soengas, structural engineer for Delft, as well as John Jackson, technical support engineer of TenCate Advanced Composites (Langley Mill, Nottingham, UK), who lent support to the Delft project talk about vehicle and its construction, the competition and the Hyperloop concept in general.

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