Elon Musk to Hyperloop industry: ‘It’s really not that hard’

Elon Musk to Hyperloop industry: ‘It’s really not that hard’

Elon Musk has a message for these engaged on creating a Hyperloop.

“It’s really not that laborious.”

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO stopped by CNN Cash to give a brief interview during which he talked about how we’ve just about exhausted exploring earth and the way transportation ought to evolve.

His dream (and admittedly everybody who’s ever flown, except you take pleasure in sitting in a typical airplane for five-plus hours): “Crucial factor that is to occur is the transition of transportation to electrical,” Musk instructed CNN. “The best long-distance transportation mechanism is the supersonic, vertical-takeoff-landing electrical jet.”

Hell, sure.

He additionally mentioned the Hyperloop, which is good for cities with distances underneath 500 miles, just about laughing at its lack of growth. “It’s so much simpler than folks assume,” he mentioned.

Interviewer: “The blueprints are fairly sophisticated.”

Musk: “Effectively, blueprints are all the time kinda sophisticated, and sure, there’s math, nevertheless it’s really not that laborious…

“It’s like a tube with an air hockey desk.”

We’d not have to wait an excessive amount of longer for the primary industrial Hyperloop. As we reported, a workforce of corporations and engineers is engaged on a “full-scale, passenger-ready Hyperloop that will run 5 miles via Quay Valley, Calif.” Positive, it’s extra like a working prototype, nevertheless it’s a begin.

Watch the amused Musk within the CNN interview under:

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