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dna
Solar Impulse 2 completes first solar-powered flight across the worldThe solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, successfully completed the first f
Solar Impulse 2 completes first solar-powered flight across the world
dna / Posted 16 minutes ago
The solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage and demonstrating the potential of renewable energy. Solar Impulse 2... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Solar flight ‘historic day for humanity’Solar Impulse 2 landed yesterday in the United Arab Emirates, completing its ep
Solar flight ‘historic day for humanity’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 hours ago
Solar Impulse 2 landed yesterday in the United Arab Emirates, completing its epic journey to become the first sun-powered airplane to circle the globe without a drop of fuel to promote renewable energy. The plane touched down at five past midnight... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Awash-in-oil Dubai chases solarfederation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champio
Awash-in-oil Dubai chases solar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
federation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champion of clean energy. One way is by backing the Solar Impulse 2 solar plane, which ended its groundbreaking round-the-world flight on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi and counts Emirati... Read more
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iafrica.com
Round-the-world trips that made historywith or without stop-offs, and sometimes solo: round-the-world trips by air hav
Round-the-world trips that made history
iafrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
with or without stop-offs, and sometimes solo: round-the-world trips by air have produced several records since 1924. Solar Impulse 2, which on Tuesday completed the first round-the-world journey using only solar energy, is the latest to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pilot: I slept for only 45 minutes in last legNEW DELHI: Solar Impulse 2 (SI2) completed the first round-the-world flight by
Pilot: I slept for only 45 minutes in last leg
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
NEW DELHI: Solar Impulse 2 (SI2) completed the first round-the-world flight by a solar-powered aeroplane by touching down in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. In the last one year, pilots Betrand Piccard and André Borscberg travelled 40,000 km without one drop... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Solar Impulse 2 circles globe fueled by sun powerSolar Impulse 2 has successfully completed a trip around the world without usin
Solar Impulse 2 circles globe fueled by sun power
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 hours ago
Solar Impulse 2 has successfully completed a trip around the world without using a drop of conventional fuel, depending only on solar power. Image Screencapped from @solarimpulse Solar Impulse 2 has successfully completed a trip around the world... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Oshkosh Day 2: Solar Impulse, Sun Flyer, Stemme S-12of the globe in an aircraft that uses no fossil fuels and leaves no carbon foot
Oshkosh Day 2: Solar Impulse, Sun Flyer, Stemme S-12
The Aero-News Network / Posted 8 hours ago
of the globe in an aircraft that uses no fossil fuels and leaves no carbon footprint. Upon landing in Abu Dhabi, the Solar Impulse-2 conclude the journey that began on March 9 2015, and involved a total of 23 days in flight covering 23,240... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Oshkosh Day 2: Solar Impulse, Sun Flyer, Stemme S-12of the globe in an aircraft that uses no fossil fuels and leaves no carbon foot
Oshkosh Day 2: Solar Impulse, Sun Flyer, Stemme S-12
The Aero-News Network / Posted 9 hours ago
of the globe in an aircraft that uses no fossil fuels and leaves no carbon footprint. Upon landing in Abu Dhabi, the Solar Impulse-2 conclude the journey that began on March 9 2015, and involved a total of 23 days in flight covering 23,240... Read more
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The Register
Captain Piccard's planet-orbiting solar aircraft in warped drive dramaSun's rays has completed its 42,000-km (26,098-mile) journey around the world a
Captain Piccard's planet-orbiting solar aircraft in warped drive drama
The Register / Posted 9 hours ago
Sun's rays has completed its 42,000-km (26,098-mile) journey around the world after landing in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. The Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Bertrand Piccard for its final leg, made the trip in 17 legs, flying around the Northern... Read more
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The Morning Call
Solar Impulse completes around-the-world journeyoff on an epic 25,000-mile journey that began more than a year ago. Since its
Solar Impulse completes around-the-world journey
The Morning Call / Posted 13 hours ago
off on an epic 25,000-mile journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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Island Packet
Business Highlights(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Business Highlights
Island Packet / Posted 13 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops around the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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Daily Herald
Business Highlights(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Business Highlights
Daily Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops around the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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asianage
Solar plane circles globe for first timePilots Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard celebrate the landing of their sol
Solar plane circles globe for first time
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
Pilots Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard celebrate the landing of their solar plane at an airport in Abu Dhabi. — AP Solar Impulse 2 landed on Tuesday in the UAE, completing its epic journey to become the first sun-powered airplane to circle the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Photos of the Day for July 26through Bear Canyon after it was burned bare by the Sand Fire in Santa Clarita,
Photos of the Day for July 26
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
through Bear Canyon after it was burned bare by the Sand Fire in Santa Clarita, California. (David McNew/Getty Images) Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered plane finishes the first around the world flight without the use of fuel in Abu Dhabi. A... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops around the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.Since it
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 16 hours ago
25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops around the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops around the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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EuroNews
Solar plane completes fuel-free round the world flightSolar Impulse 2 has completed the first around the world flight using nothing b
Solar plane completes fuel-free round the world flight
EuroNews / Posted 16 hours ago
Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first around the world flight using nothing by the sun’s energy. After it landed in Abu Dhabi there were celebrations for Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard, the two Swiss pilots who had taken turns flying the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Solar Impulse 2 completes round-the-world flightSolar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane piloted by Andre Borschberg and Bertrand
Solar Impulse 2 completes round-the-world flight
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
Solar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane piloted by Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard, successfully flew around the world over a year and a half. The flight took off from Abu Dhabi in March 2015, and made its final landing there on July 25, 20... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
Savannah Morning News / Posted 18 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops around the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Solar Impulse: Around the world with zero fuelSolar Impulse 2 -- a funky-looking, experimental, sun-powered plane that's attr
Solar Impulse: Around the world with zero fuel
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 18 hours ago
Solar Impulse 2 -- a funky-looking, experimental, sun-powered plane that's attracted a lot of attention -- took off from a Phoenix airport toward Tulsa, Oklahoma. ABU DHABI — The first aircraft powered solely by the sun made its landing into... Read more
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PhysOrg
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journeyThe Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in an airport in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
PhysOrg / Posted 18 hours ago
The Solar Impulse 2 plane lands in an airport in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, early Tuesday, July 26, 2016, marking the historic end of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel, powered solely by the sun's energy. Solar... Read more
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The China Post
Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip ABU DHABI--Solar Impulse 2 on Tuesday completed its historic round-the-world
Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip
The China Post / Posted 19 hours ago
ABU DHABI--Solar Impulse 2 on Tuesday completed its historic round-the-world journey, becoming the first airplane to circle the globe powered only by the sun to promote renewable energy. Cheers and... Read more
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DW
Solar Impulse 2 - time to sober up after the celebration |can deny the adventurers' success. But, after the celebration, one needs to so
Solar Impulse 2 - time to sober up after the celebration |
DW / Posted 19 hours ago
can deny the adventurers' success. But, after the celebration, one needs to sober up. It is simply not fair to group Solar Impulse 2 with early aviation pioneers such as the Wright Brothers or Charles Lindbergh. They were a symbol of a... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
First solar-powered plane makes it around the world with no fuelby Jean Revillard, Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard takes a selfie during the las
First solar-powered plane makes it around the world with no fuel
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 19 hours ago
by Jean Revillard, Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard takes a selfie during the last leg of the round the world trip with Solar Impulse 2 over the Arab peninsula prior to the landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey(40,000-kilometre) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
(40,000-kilometre) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
First solar powered plane makes it around the world with no fuelby Jean Revillard, Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard takes a selfie during the las
First solar powered plane makes it around the world with no fuel
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
by Jean Revillard, Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard takes a selfie during the last leg of the round the world trip with Solar Impulse 2 over the Arab peninsula prior to the landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
First solar powered plane makes it around the world with no fuelby Jean Revillard, Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard takes a selfie during the las
First solar powered plane makes it around the world with no fuel
Dayton Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
by Jean Revillard, Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard takes a selfie during the last leg of the round the world trip with Solar Impulse 2 over the Arab peninsula prior to the landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without... Read more
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Boston Herald
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
Boston Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops around the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
First solar powered plane makes it around the world with no fuelby Jean Revillard, Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard takes a selfie during the las
First solar powered plane makes it around the world with no fuel
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 19 hours ago
by Jean Revillard, Swiss pioneer Bertrand Piccard takes a selfie during the last leg of the round the world trip with Solar Impulse 2 over the Arab peninsula prior to the landing in Abu Dhabi to finish the first around the world flight without... Read more
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ABC News
Historic Solar Flight Marks First Round-the-World Journey(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Historic Solar Flight Marks First Round-the-World Journey
ABC News / Posted 20 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops around the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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Calcutta News
Solar plane travels globe in 16 months in a first for renewable energy, shatters aviation recordsaircraft returned to Abu Dhabi after the first fuel-free flight around the worl
Solar plane travels globe in 16 months in a first for renewable energy, shatters aviation records
Calcutta News / Posted 20 hours ago
aircraft returned to Abu Dhabi after the first fuel-free flight around the world, on Tuesday. According to reports, the Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi on March 9, 2015 to undertake a journey of about 40,000 km and almost 500 hours of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sex saving lives, HERO-icallypowered solely by the sun’s energy has ended in Abu Dhabi, after 40,000km and a
Sex saving lives, HERO-ically
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 hours ago
powered solely by the sun’s energy has ended in Abu Dhabi, after 40,000km and a year of travel. The Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using clean technologies on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Solar plane completes round-the-world tripsaid as he disembarked. “One thing I would like for you to remember: More than
Solar plane completes round-the-world trip
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
said as he disembarked. “One thing I would like for you to remember: More than an achievement in the history of aviation, Solar Impulse has made an achievement in (the) history of energy,” he said. “We have enough solutions, enough technologies.... Read more
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DW
Solar Impulse 2 completes global fuel-free flight |Solar Impulse 2 departs Egypt on final leg of fuel-free global trip 24.07.2016
Solar Impulse 2 completes global fuel-free flight |
DW / Posted 21 hours ago
Solar Impulse 2 departs Egypt on final leg of fuel-free global trip 24.07.2016 Solar Impulse 2, an aircraft powered by solar energy, has left Egypt on the final leg of the first ever global fuel-free journey. Its flight to the United Arab Emirates... Read more
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express
Solar-powered aircraft completes first fuel-free flight around the worldan epic 16-month voyage. Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg celebrate trave
Solar-powered aircraft completes first fuel-free flight around the world
express / Posted 21 hours ago
an epic 16-month voyage. Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg celebrate travelling 24,500 miles without fuel The plane, Solar Impulse 2, touched down in the United Arab Emirates capital this morning. It first took off from Abu Dhabi on March 9,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Solar Plane Completes 1st Round-the-World Flight(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Solar Plane Completes 1st Round-the-World Flight
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 21 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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CTV News
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy pushfederation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champio
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy push
CTV News / Posted 21 hours ago
federation of sheikhdoms on the Persian Gulf has emerged as an unlikely champion of clean energy. One way is by backing the Solar Impulse 2 solar plane, which ended its groundbreaking round-the-world flight on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi and counts Emirati... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane’s clean... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The WorldThe trip had mechanical setbacks, and the plane's average speed would be legal
Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The World
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 hours ago
The trip had mechanical setbacks, and the plane's average speed would be legal on many American streets. But when the Solar Impulse aircraft touched down in Abu Dhabi in the early morning darkness Tuesday, it successfully completed a round-the-world... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 20
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
Lake Placid News / Posted 22 hours ago
(40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago. Since its March 2015 take off, the Swiss-engineered Solar Impulse 2 has made 16 stops across the world without using a drop of fuel to demonstrate that using the plane's clean... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hidden water tunnel found under Mayan temple in Mexicoby another force other than divine power. RELATED ARTICLES Amazon to test del
Hidden water tunnel found under Mayan temple in Mexico
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
by another force other than divine power. RELATED ARTICLES Amazon to test delivery drones in the UK: Plan could see...Solar Impulse completes its historic round-the-world trip,...The ancient 'eye' in the sky: Gravity from galaxy 7 billion...A... Read more
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The Manila Times
Solar plane completes epic round-the-world tripJuly 26, 2016 8:12 pm ABU DHABI: Solar Impulse 2 on Tuesday completed its hist
Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip
The Manila Times / Posted 22 hours ago
July 26, 2016 8:12 pm ABU DHABI: Solar Impulse 2 on Tuesday completed its historic round-the-world journey, becoming the first airplane to circle the globe powered only by the sun to promote renewable... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Solar Impulse 2 Completes CircumnavigationLands In Abu Dhabi Where The Adventure Began Taking turns at the controls of S
Solar Impulse 2 Completes Circumnavigation
The Aero-News Network / Posted 22 hours ago
Lands In Abu Dhabi Where The Adventure Began Taking turns at the controls of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – their zero-emission electric and solar airplane, capable of flying day and night without fuel – Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg succeeded in... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The WorldThe trip had mechanical setbacks, and the plane's average speed would be legal
Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The World
KPBS San Diego / Posted 23 hours ago
The trip had mechanical setbacks, and the plane's average speed would be legal on many American streets. But when the Solar Impulse aircraft touched down in Abu Dhabi in the early morning darkness Tuesday, it successfully completed a round-the-world... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Solar-Powered Plane Completes Round-The-World FlightThe Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after its in
Solar-Powered Plane Completes Round-The-World Flight
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 23 hours ago
The Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after its initial take off, completing the first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy. The pre-dawn landing Tuesday by pilot Bertrand Piccard marks the end... Read more
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EuroNews
Solar-powered plane makes aviation historySolar Impulse became the first round-the-world solar powered flight after touch
Solar-powered plane makes aviation history
EuroNews / Posted 23 hours ago
Solar Impulse became the first round-the-world solar powered flight after touching down in Abu Dhabi. The plane, which aims to promote renewable energy, is the first to travel across four continents, three seas and two oceans on solar power. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Environment Head Lauds First Solar-Powered Circumnavigation of Globe By Airplaneabout clean technology." UN Environment chief Erik Solheim released the follow
UN Environment Head Lauds First Solar-Powered Circumnavigation of Globe By Airplane
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
about clean technology." UN Environment chief Erik Solheim released the following statement congratulating the Solar Impulse team, who today completed the first circumnavigation of the globe in a solar-powered... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Solar Powered Plane Finally Makes It Around The Worldit. "If this works, of course, everybody can do it on the ground to make a cle
Solar Powered Plane Finally Makes It Around The World
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
it. "If this works, of course, everybody can do it on the ground to make a cleaner world," one of the pilots said in a Solar Impulse video. Solar Impulse's voyage started in March 2015, and just over a year later, the plane landed back where... Read more
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Daily Mail
Instagram rolls out personalised video feeds worldwideeven better; The move comes just months after the firm's reveal of its 60 seco
Instagram rolls out personalised video feeds worldwide
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
even better; The move comes just months after the firm's reveal of its 60 second video update. RELATED ARTICLES Solar Impulse completes its historic round-the-world trip,...Nasa reveals spacecraft that will scan for building... Read more
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