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Elon Musk's SpaceX Plans Hyperloop Pod Races at California HQ in 2016

The SpaceX rocket company announced something completely different on Monday: A Hyperloop pod competition that would follow up on a high-speed transit concept laid out by the company’s billionaire founder, Elon Musk.

The contest would reach its climax next June with pod races at a roughly mile-long Hyperloop test track that will be built next to SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., according to documents obtained by NBC News.

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