Solar Impulse Lifts Off For Madrid

July 6, 2012
Solar Impulse HB-SIA landing at Rabat-Sale Int'l Airport on 29 June 2012 Credit: Solar Impulse


Solar Impulse took off from Rabat-Sale International Airport (Morocco) at 6:17 (local time) July 6. The plane, piloted by Bertrand Piccard, should land in Madrid-Barajas airport in Spain around 12:30 a.m. (local time) on July 7.

Once the plane arrives in Madrid, a few days of events will follow, before the team makes the final flight home to Payerne, Switzerland.

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Source: Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online

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