News

“Galileo” reports on the victory of the Hyperloop team of TUM

The students of the WARR-Hyperloop team of the TU Munich have competed against the other teams at the Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles. TUM School of Management was also represented in the team with Louis Bauer, Bachelor Student in Management & Technology. A contribution to “Galileo” at ProSieben shows how the team fought for victory. A technical change in the last second played a decisive role.

The SpaceX founder and CEO, Elon Musk, launched the Hyperloop Pod Competition in 2015. The concept envisions transport capsules, or pods, that will travel at high speed – close to the speed of sound – in a near-vacuum environment through a system of tubes. Hundreds of student teams from around the globe submitted their pod designs to the competition, and in early 2016, 30 semi-finalists were chosen to build their prototypes and prepare for the competition at the SpaceX test track.

The TV-contribution (in German) can be found here.

 

The WARR Hyperloop Team won with the fastest pod design. (Image: Dolores Volkert / TUM)

The WARR Hyperloop Team won with the fastest pod design. (Image: Dolores Volkert / TUM)

Related News in this category

Contact

Do you have further questions on our services or need additional Information about school? Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions. If you still can’t find what you are looking for, you can also send us your inquiry by means of our contact form. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Postal Address
Technical University of Munich
TUM School of Management
Arcisstraße 21
80333 Munich

Visiting Address
TUM Main Campus
Building 0505
contact@wi.tum.de
Campus Roomfinder