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Solar Impulse -- the Future Is No Longer What It Used to be

Marco Morosini | Posted 06.02.2015 | Science
Marco Morosini

Some icons outlive their origins. A new icon surges these days: the silhouette of Solar Impulse, the immense and majestic aircraft on its way for the first round-the-world solar tour in twelve legs.

Solar Plane Touches Down In St. Louis Despite Stormy Weather

Posted 06.04.2013 | Green

From Denise Chow, LiveScience Staff Writer: A solar-powered airplane is poised to complete its longest flight yet — from Dallas to St. Louis — ...

Solar-Powered Plane To Make First Trans-Mediterranean Flight (VIDEO)

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.04.2011 | Travel

A team of Swiss engineers have announced their plan to fly the world's most advanced solar-powered airplane across the Mediterranean in 2012, then aro...

Solar Powered Plane: Swiss Team Unveils Prototype For Sun-Powered Plane

AP | BRADLEY S. KLAPPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DUEBENDORF AIRFIELD, Switzerland — It has the wingspan of a Boeing 747 but weighs less than a small car. And it is powered entirely by the sun. ...