Solar Impulse

The SolarImpulse project aims to circumnavigate the world with an aircraft, with a 63.40 meters wingspan, powered only by solar energy.

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Photo of Solar Impulse in flight from http://www.solarimpulse.com

Last summer SolarImpulse made a 19 hour intercontinental trip of approximately 3,728 miles with stops in Morocco, Spain and France

Solar Impulse trip 2012 recap_bis

This spring Solar Impulse and its HB-SIA prototype are planning to come to the United States in an attempt to accomplish the legendary coast to coast flight: from San Francisco to Washington D.C. and New York City!

For additional information you can go to http://www.solarimpulse.com

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