TheSpaceX Hyperloop Design
The VicHyper team was an interdisciplinary group powered by RMIT who competed at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in January 2017. As the only team from the Southern Hemisphere and having been awarded the ‘Braking Subsystem Technical Excellence Award’ sign by Elon Musk. VicHyper manufactured a Hyperloop pod prototype and flew it to the states with the help of 26 sponsors (see below) who included major sponsors RMIT and John Holland as well as support from the Victorian Government.
From 1,300 global entries, VicHyper was placed in the top 15 in world for their pod prototype and received an honourable mention for innovation at the competition.