MIT Students Win Elon Musk’s SpaceX Hyperloop Design Contest

Student engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have won a competition to design a Hyperloop system to transport people through high-speed vacuum tubes.

The Boston-based MIT Hyperloop Team beat 160 student teams from 16 countries in SpaceX’s first pod design competition, which was held at Texas A&M University on Saturday, according to the Associated Press.