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Openloop Pod: Shipping to testing weekend

Watch as the team prepares the pod for shipping to SpaceX HQ for the hyperloop competition’s testing weekend.| Short Read

Openloop at Michigan started as an idea meant to revolutionize hyperloop transportation through participation in the SpaceX-sponsored hyperloop competition. They joined forces with five other universities across North America, and have advanced through design weekend to the final competition in Los Angeles coming up in January ‘17. Here at Michigan, the team has focused on designing the fuselage component of the pod. Watch as the team prepares the pod for shipping to SpaceX HQ for the hyperloop competition’s testing weekend.

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BepiColombo approaching Mercury. Credit: European Space Agency

U-M researchers to help unravel Mercury, solar system mysteries

In ESA's BepiColombo mission, an examination of the particles in Mercury's upper atmosphere will shed light on what the planet is made of. | Medium Read