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Solar Powered Aircraft Takes to the Skies

Avatar for Dave Llorens
Published on 05/23/2008 in
Updated 05/23/2008

Leave it to the Swiss to come up with some incredible new challenge. A few weeks ago there was a guy that strapped wings and rockets to himself and actually flew around pretty fast without killing himself. Now, there are people that are coming close to realizing the close to impossible. Direct from solarimpulse:

In a world depending on fossil energies, the Solar Impulse project is a paradox, almost a provocation: it aims to have an airplane take off and fly autonomously, day and night, propelled uniquely by solar energy, right round the world without fuel or pollution. An unachievable goal without pushing back the current technological limits in all fields…

Last modified: May 23, 2008

2 thoughts on “Solar Powered Aircraft Takes to the Skies

  1. Avatar for Anonymous Anonymous says:

    Thanks for sharing it. I really like it. Always success

  2. Avatar for wendy wendy says:

    pretty neat….

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