The team which consisted of students from the Technical University of Munich were able to get its pod, which is powered by a 50 kW electric motor up to a speed of 200 mph at SpaceX's Hyperloop tube.
From the final frontier and the next generation, to Microsoft's Brainwave, black Books, the thousand-dollar iPhone, and Pepper the robot priest, it's our handy roundup of the week's top tech news.
Elon Musk has taken to Instagram to post a new picture of a working spacesuit. The spacesuit combines a cool design with functionality - features that Musk described as "incredibly hard to balance."
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will launch the Spaceborne Computer into space with SpaceX on Monday; it'll be the first ever supercomputer in space. It will head to the International Space Station.
After Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the concerns of Elon Musk regarding the growing threat of AI, the SpaceX CEO has claimed that Zuckerberg's understanding of the subject is "limited".
In our weekly science round-up, we look at gravitational and quantum anomalies detected in Weyl semimetals, flyover movies of Pluto and its moon, and a robot that can find tiny water leaks in pipes.
If you've ever wished you could float around the International Space Station, Google might just have made your dreams come true, to some extent, with the latest update to its Street View today.
Elon Musk announced today that SpaceX will no longer use SuperDraco thrusters on its Dragon spacecraft and changes to the Interplanetary Transport System; lowered expectations about Falcon Heavy.
Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and CEO of numerous companies, has announced on Twitter the launch of X.com. The website is (almost) blank for now, but Musk promised to unveil more tomorrow.
Both rockets were planning on delivering satellites into orbit, the Chinese Long March-5 Y2 rocket experienced an anomaly after launch and the Falcon 9's launch was terminated just before ignition.
Paleontologists have reanalyzed the collagen from fossils and determined that Jurassic Park may never exist; Great Barrier Reef bleaching is worse than ever; and NASA's first neutron star mission.
This week an incredibly well-preserved nodosaur fossil was unveiled, a new accelerator was launched at CERN, SpaceX tested a Falcon Heavy rocket, and Microsoft Research revealed Project Emma.
Dubbed the Falcon Heavy, it is scheduled to take two tourists for a ride around the moon next year, while also heading to Mars in 2020. Once it launches, it will be the largest rocket in use.
SpaceX has launched its first rocket carrying a classified military payload for the US, an astronomer suggests we should search for extinct alien life in our solar system, and the LHC has restarted.
SpaceX will begin launching satellites in 2019 to build a mesh network capable of gigabit speeds with latency as low as 25 milliseconds. It will rely on 4,425 satellites set in a low-earth orbit.
The Trump administration is seeking to modernise the government by creating the American Technology Council, where the President will get advice from tech executives from Silicon Valley companies.
This week SpaceX has successfully launched its first recycled rocket into space, a 'unique' variety of potato for agriculture on Mars has been found, and the latest on human brain implants.
SpaceX blasted its first recycled rocket, called the Falcon 9, into space carrying a broadcasting satellite today. The launch commenced at Florida's Kennedy Space Center during a clear evening sky.
Five projects involved with the Google Lunar XPrize have been given the OK to launch their projects to the Moon this year. As part of the competition projects must be launched by December 31, 2017.
After more than 4 months since its last attempt to launch a Falcon 9 rocket, SpaceX successfully launched the Iridium-1 mission earlier today, which delivered 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit.
SpaceX, a private company established by Elon Musk the founder of Paypal, has once again attempted to successfully launch a shuttle into space. This launch comes after the failure of the Falcon 1...
At 11:36 pm EDT August 2, 2008 the Falcon 1 lost contact with the base in Hawthorn, California. After aborting the first launch at .5 seconds, the counter was reset to 11 minutes and...