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Solar Impulse 2 Completes Historic Flight

Niamh McNamara | - 07/26/2016
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Solar Impulse 2 Completes Historic Flight: History was made today as the first round-the-world solar-powered flight completed its mission.

The Solar Impulse 2 touched down at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi this morning culminating its 16-month circumnavigation of the globe.

The Swiss pilots, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, undertook the challenge to illustrate the aviation capabilities of solar-powered energy.

The journey unfolded over 17 stages, spanning four continents, and covering over 42,000km.

Check out details of the amazing journey at http://www.solarimpulse.com/adventure

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