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10 September 2019

TU Delft and VU Amsterdam students break cycling world speed record with 122.12 km/h

On the 10th of September, The Human Power Team, made up of students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, broke the women’s world speed record for cycling. Athlete Rosa Bas reached a speed of 122.12 km/h, breaking the old record that stood at 121.8 km/h. The students have constructed their own aerodynamic recumbent bike to take part in the World Human Powered Speed Challenge, taking place until 14 September in the Nevada Desert in the USA.

19 August 2019

TU Delft’s hydrogen racing car wins second place

The Forze VIII, developed by TU Delft students, was the first ever hydrogen racing car to secure a podium place in an official race this weekend. On Saturday 17 August, team Forze finished second in the Supercar Challenge at the TT Circuit in Assen. The race saw the team’s hydrogen racing car beat conventional petrol-powered racing cars.

29 July 2019

TU Delft students narrowly miss out on title at the world championships for energy-efficient construction

On Sunday 28 July the TU Delft MOR (Modular Office Renovation) team finished second at the 2019 Solar Decathlon Europe. MOR was the only Dutch team at the world championships for building energy-efficient houses, which took place in Szentendre, Hungary. The TU Delft students with their self-built energy-efficient house were at the top of the overall ranking from the start of the competition, but were overtaken by the French team HABITER2030 on the thrilling final day.

27 July 2019

Students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam present recumbent bike they hope will go faster than 121.8 km/h

On Saturday 27 July the Human Power Team, a student team from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, presented their latest aerodynamic bike at the Dutch National Military Museum in Soesterberg. The team hope that this recumbent bike, named the VeloX 9, will break the world speed record for cycling – which currently stands at 121.8 km/h – in the Nevada desert in the USA.

22 July 2019

Delft Hyperloop students fourth in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

On Sunday 21 July 2019, the Delft Hyperloop student team took fourth place in the final of the 2019 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles. The team's hyperloop pod – a vehicle that can reach extremely high speeds in a vacuum tube due to the fact that it experiences virtually no drag – reached a top speed of 196 km/h in a one-kilometre-long vacuum tube. This meant that the team trailed, among others, their German rivals from the University of Munich, who won the competition with a speed of 465 km/h.

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10 September 2019

TU Delft and VU Amsterdam students break cycling world speed record with 122.12 km/h

On the 10th of September, The Human Power Team, made up of students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, broke the women’s world speed record for cycling. Athlete Rosa Bas reached a speed of 122.12 km/h, breaking the old record that stood at 121.8 km/h. The students have constructed their own aerodynamic recumbent bike to take part in the World Human Powered Speed Challenge, taking place until 14 September in the Nevada Desert in the USA.

19 August 2019

TU Delft’s hydrogen racing car wins second place

The Forze VIII, developed by TU Delft students, was the first ever hydrogen racing car to secure a podium place in an official race this weekend. On Saturday 17 August, team Forze finished second in the Supercar Challenge at the TT Circuit in Assen. The race saw the team’s hydrogen racing car beat conventional petrol-powered racing cars.

29 July 2019

TU Delft students narrowly miss out on title at the world championships for energy-efficient construction

On Sunday 28 July the TU Delft MOR (Modular Office Renovation) team finished second at the 2019 Solar Decathlon Europe. MOR was the only Dutch team at the world championships for building energy-efficient houses, which took place in Szentendre, Hungary. The TU Delft students with their self-built energy-efficient house were at the top of the overall ranking from the start of the competition, but were overtaken by the French team HABITER2030 on the thrilling final day.

27 July 2019

Students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam present recumbent bike they hope will go faster than 121.8 km/h

On Saturday 27 July the Human Power Team, a student team from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, presented their latest aerodynamic bike at the Dutch National Military Museum in Soesterberg. The team hope that this recumbent bike, named the VeloX 9, will break the world speed record for cycling – which currently stands at 121.8 km/h – in the Nevada desert in the USA.

22 July 2019

Delft Hyperloop students fourth in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

On Sunday 21 July 2019, the Delft Hyperloop student team took fourth place in the final of the 2019 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles. The team's hyperloop pod – a vehicle that can reach extremely high speeds in a vacuum tube due to the fact that it experiences virtually no drag – reached a top speed of 196 km/h in a one-kilometre-long vacuum tube. This meant that the team trailed, among others, their German rivals from the University of Munich, who won the competition with a speed of 465 km/h.

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10 September 2019

TU Delft and VU Amsterdam students break cycling world speed record with 122.12 km/h

On the 10th of September, The Human Power Team, made up of students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, broke the women’s world speed record for cycling. Athlete Rosa Bas reached a speed of 122.12 km/h, breaking the old record that stood at 121.8 km/h. The students have constructed their own aerodynamic recumbent bike to take part in the World Human Powered Speed Challenge, taking place until 14 September in the Nevada Desert in the USA.

19 August 2019

TU Delft’s hydrogen racing car wins second place

The Forze VIII, developed by TU Delft students, was the first ever hydrogen racing car to secure a podium place in an official race this weekend. On Saturday 17 August, team Forze finished second in the Supercar Challenge at the TT Circuit in Assen. The race saw the team’s hydrogen racing car beat conventional petrol-powered racing cars.

29 July 2019

TU Delft students narrowly miss out on title at the world championships for energy-efficient construction

On Sunday 28 July the TU Delft MOR (Modular Office Renovation) team finished second at the 2019 Solar Decathlon Europe. MOR was the only Dutch team at the world championships for building energy-efficient houses, which took place in Szentendre, Hungary. The TU Delft students with their self-built energy-efficient house were at the top of the overall ranking from the start of the competition, but were overtaken by the French team HABITER2030 on the thrilling final day.

27 July 2019

Students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam present recumbent bike they hope will go faster than 121.8 km/h

On Saturday 27 July the Human Power Team, a student team from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, presented their latest aerodynamic bike at the Dutch National Military Museum in Soesterberg. The team hope that this recumbent bike, named the VeloX 9, will break the world speed record for cycling – which currently stands at 121.8 km/h – in the Nevada desert in the USA.

22 July 2019

Delft Hyperloop students fourth in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

On Sunday 21 July 2019, the Delft Hyperloop student team took fourth place in the final of the 2019 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles. The team's hyperloop pod – a vehicle that can reach extremely high speeds in a vacuum tube due to the fact that it experiences virtually no drag – reached a top speed of 196 km/h in a one-kilometre-long vacuum tube. This meant that the team trailed, among others, their German rivals from the University of Munich, who won the competition with a speed of 465 km/h.

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