Images: Cross-Country Flight in a Solar-Powered Plane

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Credit: © Solar Impulse | Jean Revillard
Two pilots, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, will fly coast-to-coast in a solar-powered airplane. The aircraft, called Solar Impulse, uses zero fuel…Read More »

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