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-- of their future futuristic idea now travel 400 miles from the traffic you know turbulence.
Just thirty minutes from San Francisco -- LA that's cool.
Elon Musk is the rocket man founder of SpaceX announced yesterday designs for a supersonic capsule and it to -- that would fire passengers over a cushion of air.
Like an air hockey puck at speeds over 700 miles an hour Philip -- is the senior editor of -- triple.
OK so now for our viewers at home we're gonna rewind some of these graphics here -- -- the animation you can tell us you know what's -- what suitable what is this this is the.
-- -- version by Elon Musk released yesterday.
Up there you saw the intake for the air it sucks air out of the beginning of the Toobin pushes it through the floor actually and is on -- I think from the back how much -- about half.
Well there you see -- -- they look like skis they both protector thing on the side a little while and they also draw energy from it.
In the form of -- kind of a Linear accelerator to form an electric motor.
That over there are paying people strapped down for the G forces it will be -- -- wild in the beginning because it will be telling them what they feel.
They'll feel pushed back in the seat when it's accelerating and I suppose that Tennessee surrounds and they will be pushed back an easy when it decent and Thailand is that a pressurized cabin or is it to Kevin's pressurized because -- the -- about cited is depressurized to minimize Stratton OK they're saying make -- if they get this thing running you can go from LA to Beijing in two hours well that Beijing and San.
They can go from -- to -- is going thirty minutes.
And that's ten million dollars -- That's recess anyway -- hunting so the state of California right now is building a high speed rail system that I mean it's expensive in the seventy billion dollar yes.
-- in the hyper -- can be built.
At six billion well he claims that it's cheaper to build this thing -- saw the double barrels of hanging over the ground like mica a monorail sort of he's used to -- -- that way then to build a real bad.
Funny enough there's less work done on the ground.
And I'm there's less land to be taken up.
Let's farmers to be paid off and he would use it existing right away from a highway -- I think I I think and I think it's a fascinating diagram meetings here I'm did you think this is.
Obviously it's a concept and is it conceivable could be real he's worked hard -- -- he's tried to imagine all the things Google wrong he's taken safety to a counties trying to even taken account.
But the problem is you can't figure out an engineering project without actually building it and working it through its -- would you Tigger right on this.
I would but I'm not I'm an engineering -- I guess they -- -- so you'll be back in the office of the 5 o'clock thank you Philip great to see we'll see whether this happens sometimes and back.
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