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Virgin Hyperloop welcomes its first human passengers

Two executives became the first humans to travel in the high-speed pods.

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Virgin Hyperloop hit a major milestone Monday as it welcomed the first two human passengers onboard its high-speed pod.

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Josh Giegel, the company's co-founder and chief technology officer, and Sara Luchian, director of passenger experience, climbed aboard to experience the transportation method.

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Their ride shows the system is safe for humans.

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The test run took place at the company's Las Vegas track.

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We also got to see what a production pod may look like.

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The final pods will sit up to 28 people. This one was made for just two.

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Virgin hopes to have full certification for the Hyperloop by 2025.

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Then, by the end of this decade, the public may start boarding.

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It would be a game-changing kind of travel.

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Keep scrolling to see more of the first test!

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