This week SpaceX hosted the next part of their Hyperloop pod design competition, testing the pods that have been designed on their own track.

As part of this three teams were invited to compete in the number of tests for a range of things including, structural integrity and vacuum chamber survivability, with pods from a team of MIT students, another team from Delft University, and finally, a student group from the Technical University of Munich called WARR.

In the tests, the teams ran their pods through the test tube to test them to the max.

WARR was the fastest of the three, with the ability to achieve a max speed of around 90 km/h, however, this is expected to go up further when Hyperloop is in the real world, with a potential max speed of nearly 300km/h.

Elsewhere in the tests, Delft received the best overall score for their design and MIT came in third for all of the tests.

There will also be a final phase of this competition set to kick off this summer, in which all 30 of the selected teams will potentially be able to compete in.

While you wait for that, you can check out the video below for a quick look at the most recent tests.

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