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China lays tracks for supersonic ‘flying train’

Chinese space engineers want to develop a “high-speed flying train” that can reach speeds of 4,000 km per hour (2,485 miles per hour) in a direct challenge to a similar “Hyperloop” concept pitched by Tesla investor/inventor Elon Musk. News website Quartz reports that China’s state-run space contractor, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), announced […]