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Hyperloop One floats vehicle above track in first full-scale test

Hyperloop One, just one of several startups trying to build Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, has notched up an important milestone, today announcing it has successfully tested its full-scale system for the first time. While it has still got considerable work to do before it fires passenger pods through tubes at supersonic speeds, it was able to levitate the moving test vehicle over the track in what it describes as its “Kitty Hawk” moment.

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