A pioneering vision
In 2013, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk proposed a futuristic transportation concept, dubbed the Hyperloop, that would zoom passengers seated inside pods through low-pressure tubes at blistering speeds of about 760 mph (1,220 km/h).
Now, a startup called Hyperloop One (not affiliated with Musk) is trying to turn that vision into a reality. In the Nevada desert, Hyperloop One engineers are building a test track for the futuristic transit system. In this photo, a tube for the full-scale test track awaits processing. [Read more about the Hyperloop One project]