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The anticipated Hyperloop UPV campaign is finally here! We present the HyperTrack! The first Hyperloop test track in Spain will be built at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and we are counting on you to make this possible. You can help us to get even closer to test our prototype by sponsoring one meter of the rail!

We would need at least one hundred meters in order to test our prototype prior to the Competition, but with three hundred meters we could run at much greater speeds and even having the possibility of levitating in the near future.



OUR STORY

 Hyperloop UPV is a student team from the Universitat Politécnica de València (UPV) with the aim of constructing a functional prototype of a complete Hyperloop system and to bring the transportation of the future closer to reality. 

Timeline of Hyperloop UPV
Timeline of Hyperloop UPV

Hyperloop UPV started in October 2015. Five students from UPV decided to participate in the Hyperloop Design Weekend Competition organised by SpaceX in Texas in January 2016. In this competition a jury composed of Tesla and SpaceX experts awarded Hyperloop UPV the Best Overall Concept Design and Best Propulsion System. The design that Hyperloop UPV proposed was the only one which was able to levitate by attraction to the top of the tube, which meant significantly lowering the infrastructure costs.  

The first prototype: Atlantic II
The first prototype: Atlantic II

Atlantic II is the prototype which was developed for the Hyperloop Pod Competition II, organized by SpaceX in August 2017. The Atlantic II earned a place among the top 10 teams globally, with more than 300 universities participating. SpaceX confirmed that the Hyperloop technologies implemented on the prototype where exceptional, naming it the most powerful Pod in the competition. 

The second prototype: Valentia
The second prototype: Valentia

Even more powerful than its predecessor,  with an amazingly improved technology, Valentia also included an outstanding new design combining futuristic and aerodynamic outlines. In July 2018, Hyperloop UPV competed against 17 classified universities and was ranked, for the second year in a row, among the top 10 Pods of the Hyperloop Pod Competition III, occupying the eighth position. The Valentia prototype caused admiration among engineers for its innovative design.  Its elegance was even admitted by our advisors from SpaceX, alongside all the other competing teams.

Hyperloop UPV 2019 Team
Hyperloop UPV 2019 Team

This year’s team is composed of 40 brilliant and highly motivated students helped out by professors from many departments who act as advisors. SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition IV will be held in summer 2019 and the team is working hard in designing and constructing a new functional prototype. This new prototype uses a disruptive design which the team hopes will ensure they win the competition when they return to California.

Turian will be revealed on May 10
Turian will be revealed on May 10

Turian is the name of this year's prototype, a lighter, faster and more aerodynamic Pod that will compete next July against the best technological universities on the planet. It will be revealed to the whole world next May 10, in an event where all the sponsors will be able to enjoy a unique ceremony, where they will be able to get to know the whole team and know all the parts of the prototype.

That's why we need to build the test track, to be able to compete on equal terms and be able to test our prototype before the competition. Thanks to the rail, we can pass all the tests, from propulsion to electronics and SpaceX engineers will be happy :)

Risks and challenges

Our challenge is to get the biggest amount of rail meters possible to test our Hyperloop prototype, Turian, at maximum speed, around 400Km / h.

As a team of non-profit students, we have many difficulties when it comes to obtaining financing. At the time of manufacturing our prototype, we are covered, but this year we want to go even further and be able to test our prototype here, at our home, at the UPV, in Valencia, to get to Los Angeles with everything tested. It is a point of inflection that we must overcome in order to improve ourselves and win in the competition.

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    Join the future! 🚄

    As a thank you for supporting our campaign you will be added to our oficial website. In addition, you will be updated with the exclusive newsletter!

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    Get Beautiful Designs ❤️

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:
    A digital copy of the test track poster + A digital mission badge.

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    • Digital Test Track Poster.
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    0,5 meters! 🗺️

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:
    Your name will appear in 0.5 meters of the Hyperloop POD track for the rest of history!

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    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
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    Pledge €50 or more About $56

    1 Meter! ⛏️

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:
    An invitation to assist to our Pod Launch in an exclusive building in Valencia + Your name will appear in ONE meter of the Hyperloop POD track for the rest of history!

    Includes:
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • Exclusive Email Newsletter.
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Your Name In 1 Meter Of The Track.
    • Invitation to our Pod Launch.
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    Full Merchandising Pack

    Get all our merchandising and support our team!

    Includes:
    • 𝘅𝟯 Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt.
    • Invitation to our Pod Launch.
    • Printed Test Track Poster.
    • 𝘅𝟮 Turian Mission Badges.
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
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    Pledge €100 or more About $112

    2 Meters! 🎫

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:
    𝘅𝟯 Laptop Badge Stickers + 𝘅𝟮 Turian Mission Badges + Your name will appear in 2 meters of the Hyperloop POD track for the rest of history!

    Includes:
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • Exclusive Email Newsletter.
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Your Name In 2 Meters Of The Track.
    • Invitation to our Pod Launch.
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    Pledge €140 or more About $157

    Mega Merchandising Pack

    Get the full merchandising pack and share it with family and friends!

    Includes:
    • Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt.
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
    • Turian Mission Badge (Limited Edition)
    • Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Printed Test Track Poster.
    • Invitation to our Pod Launch.
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    Pledge €250 or more About $281

    5 Meters! ✔️

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:
    Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt. + 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod + Your name will appear in 5 meters of the Hyperloop POD track for the rest of history!

    Includes:
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • Exclusive Email Newsletter.
    • 𝘅𝟮 Turian Mission Badges.
    • 𝘅𝟯 Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Your Name In 5 Meters Of The Track.
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
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    Ultra Merchandising Pack

    Get the full merchandising pack and share it with everyone!

    Includes:
    • Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt.
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
    • Turian Mission Badge (Limited Edition)
    • Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Printed Test Track Poster.
    • Invitation to our Pod Launch.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
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    Pledge €500 or more About $562

    10 Meters! 💡

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:
    A VIP invitation to assist to our Pod Launch in an exclusive building in Valencia with typical spanish food + Your name will appear in 10 meters of the Hyperloop POD track for the rest of history!

    Includes:
    • Digital Personalized Poster With Your Logo or Name.
    • VIP Invitation To Our Pod Launch
    • Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt.
    • 𝘅𝟮 Turian Mission Badges.
    • 𝘅𝟯 Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Exclusive Email Newsletter.
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • Printed Test Track Poster.
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
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    Pledge €1,000 or more About $1,123

    20 Meters! 🔥

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:
    Logo on Website + Your name will appear in 20 meters of the Hyperloop POD track for the rest of history!

    Includes:
    • VIP Invitation To Our Pod Launch
    • Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt.
    • 𝘅𝟮 Turian Mission Badges.
    • Your Name Printed In The Track.
    • 𝘅𝟯 Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Exclusive Email Newsletter.
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
    • Digital Personalized Poster With Your Logo or Name.
    • Your Name In 20 Meters Of The Track.
    • Meet the team by Skype!
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    Pledge €2,500 or more About $2,808

    50 Meters! 🎁

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:

    Includes:
    • VIP Invitation To Our Pod Launch
    • Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt.
    • 𝘅𝟮 Turian Mission Badges.
    • Your Name Printed In The Track.
    • 𝘅𝟯 Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Exclusive Email Newsletter.
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
    • Digital Personalized Poster With Your Logo or Name.
    • Your Name In 20 Meters Of The Track.
    • Meet the team by Skype!
    • A guided tour and fully explanation of our Headquarters!
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    Pledge €5,500 or more About $6,177

    100 Meters! 🌟

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:

    Includes:
    • VIP Invitation To Our Pod Launch
    • Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt.
    • 𝘅𝟮 Turian Mission Badges.
    • Your Name Printed In The Track.
    • 𝘅𝟯 Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Exclusive Email Newsletter.
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
    • Digital Personalized Poster With Your Logo or Name.
    • Your Name In 20 Meters Of The Track.
    • Meet the team!
    • A guided tour and fully explanation of our Headquarters!
    • Your logo on our prototype!
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    Pledge €8,500 About $9,546

    200 Meters! ✈️

    You will receive everything previous PLUS:
    You will travel with the Hyperloop UPV Team to Los Angeles, California next summer and you will get access to SpaceX.

    Includes:
    • VIP Invitation To Our Pod Launch
    • Official Hyperloop UPV T-Shirt.
    • 𝘅𝟮 Turian Mission Badges.
    • Your Name Printed In The Track.
    • 𝘅𝟯 Laptop Badge Stickers
    • Digital Mission Badge.
    • Digital Test Track Poster.
    • Exclusive Email Newsletter.
    • Your Name On Our Website!
    • 3D Printed Keychain Model of the Pod.
    • Digital Personalized Poster With Your Logo or Name.
    • Your Name In 20 Meters Of The Track.
    • We will pay you the trip to the Hyperloop Pod Competition!
    • Have a dinner with us!
    • Meet the team!
    • Your logo on our prototype!
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