Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday August 21, 2015

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Is Actually Getting Kind Of Serious

I think Elon Musk’s Hyperloop idea is great. Am I going to be one of the first to ride in it? Hell no. I'll wait until it is in use for a few years and all the kinks are worked out first. wink

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today that it has signed agreements to work with Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and global engineering design firm Aecom. The two companies will lend their expertise in exchange for stock options in the company, joining the army of engineers from the likes of Boeing and SpaceX already lending their time to the effort. "It’s a validation of the fact that our model works," says Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies. "It’s the next step."