Follow the Flight of Solar Impulse, Live

Update: Solar Impulse has landed

Solar Impulse in Phoenix (photo by Osha Gray Davidson)

Solar Impulse in Phoenix (photo by Osha Gray Davidson)

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At one minute after dawn this morning, Solar Impulse, the world’s most advanced solar-powered aircraft, took off from a Silicone Valley airport, under clear skies, beginning the first leg in what its backers hope will be a coast-to-coast history making flight. The extremely light Swiss-made aircraft has long wings covered with solar cells which enables it to stay aloft indefinitely — as long as it can charge its batteries in flight during the day.

 

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2 thoughts on “Follow the Flight of Solar Impulse, Live

  1. How cool is this?! Thanks for doing this, Osha– imagine a day where jet fuel is obsolete….

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