SkyTran MagLev Transportation Vehicle (Prototype)








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SkyTran is a magnetic levitation “maglev” vehicle.  SkyTran’s inventor/founder is Douglas Malewicki, a graduate of Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois.  The model is currently housed at the NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA.

Robert Baertsch, as seen in the photos, is the Chief Scientist and is currently working on the software and electronics for the system.  Anderberg Construction Consulting, Inc. is assisting the program as a laisson for the foundation systems necessary to support the MagLev guiderail tracks.

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