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foster + partners and virgin will be building the world's first continental shipping hyperloop,l connecting asia with the middle east for a new silk road. The post foster + partners and virgin hyperloop one announce shipping loop collaboration appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Virgin Galactic's tourist-carrying spaceplane has taken a step closer to entering service after its chemical rocket engine was fired for the first time in the skies over the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. With test pilots Mark "Forger" Stucky and Dave Mackay at the controls, the 60-ft-long (18 m) SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity pegged the speedometer at Mach 1.87 (1,424 mph, 2,290 km/h) within
Virgin Hyperloop One has been making inroads in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a little while, having already presented its vision for a route connecting cities across the Middle East, including a 12-minute link between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Now it has unveiled a prototype pod developed together with Dubai's transport authority, offering locals a little glimpse at a potential future of sub
Virgin has revealed a prototype design of the pods that will be used on the Hyperloop One network to transport passengers between Dubai and Abu Dhabi in just 12 minutes. Read more
Virgin Galactic's passenger-carrying spaceship VSS Unity has completed its seventh unpowered glider test flight. On September 11, test pilots Mark "Forger" Stucky and Michael "Sooch" Masucci ran the craft through a series of maneuvers over Mojave, California during which it reached a transonic velocity of Mach 0.9 (690 mph, 600 knots, 1,111 km/h) – almost the highest it can attain without an
A fully functional Hyperloop system remains years away, but that hasn't stopped one of the startups vying to build it bringing out an app for folks to book a ride. Virgin Hyperloop One has rolled up to this year's CES with a demo version of an app designed to handle the entire passenger experience, along with a full-scale version of the pod that would take them along for the ride...Continue R
Thanks to Sir Richard Branson, Hyperloop One is now Virgin Hyperloop One. The rebranding was announced by the Virgin Group founder and CEO on his blog, in which he said that the change follows an undisclosed, but substantial investment by Virgin in the US-based transportation start up...Continue Reading Virgin gets on board Hyperloop One with "substantial investment"Category: Urban TransportT
Molly Choma of Portland, Oregon, has spent nearly a decade working as a flight attendant on Virgin America planes. In addition to her work in the skies, Choma is also a talented photographer. Her series The Secret Life of Virgins is a look at life in Virgin America flight crews.Choma was recently interviewed by Travel + Leisure about her work. She states that although she started shooting photos
virgin galactic announces a sixth successful test flight of its ‘VSS unity’ spaceplane, the company’s second version of ‘spaceshiptwo‘. ‘VSS unity’ will attempt suborbital rocket-powered flights with customers who will have the chance to fly through space. this test marked the first time the company filled ‘unity’s’ oxidizer-tank with n


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