Solar Plane’s Intercontinental Attempt

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse took off on Thursday for Morocco on its first attempt at an intercontinental flight – without using a drop of fuel. If successful, the 2,500-kilometer (1,550-mile) journey would be the longest to date for the craft after an inaugural flight to Paris and Brussels last year.

Sun-Powered Plane Attempts Intercontinental Flight

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Photo Credit: fdecomite via Flickr.

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39 comments

Warren Webber
Warren Webber2 years ago

Live long and prosper!

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Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton4 years ago

Thanks.

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Ela V.
Ela V5 years ago

great!

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Monica D.
Monica D5 years ago

Sounds great!

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tina G.
tina Gardner5 years ago

how cool

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Julianna D.
Juliana D5 years ago

Fantastic! Really glad to hear about this!

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Sue Matheson
Sue Matheson5 years ago

thanks

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Martha Nieto
Martha Nieto5 years ago

Go Solar Impulse!

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Rebecca Smith
Rebecca Smith5 years ago

awesome, thank you for sharing!

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Ruth R.
Ruth R5 years ago

Wonderful!

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