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Solar Impulse 2 nails world's first solar-powered flight across the Atlantic Ocean

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 24, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Jun 23, 2016

The experimental solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 made history early this morning when it touched down in Seville, Spain after a three-day nonstop flight from New York City. The landing marks the first-ever solar, electric, and zero-emission crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. The culmination of a partnership between Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, Solar Impulse 2 is sure to snag another world record for this accomplishment, the latest in a series of firsts in the plane’s...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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