InClimate 798; 1st Ever Global Solar Flight Launches

Welcome to the new age of energy! Today’s launch of #Si2 marks another milestone in both aviation and solar technology history. Solar Impulse 1 successfully completed a record-breaking coast-to-coast solar-only powered flight across the USA and now the Swiss explorers, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, are attempting an around-the-world flight - once again - using no other fuel, but the sun.


The first leg of the odyssey began Monday morning at 7:12 (GMT+4) with the Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) lift-off. Power collected and stored in the batteries allows the technical marvel to fly both day and night. There’s a site to follow their progress Live:

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