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A pair of Swiss explorers are looking to become the first men to fly around the world in an aircraft propelled exclusively by solar power, a perilous journey that they anticipate will take five months and will pit them against unpredictable weather and other hazards.
Solar Impulse 2, the latest zero-fuel aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, made its maiden voyage June 2, 2014 with test pilot Markus Scherdel at the helm.
The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are currently planning their next adventure – an around-the-world adventure in an aircraft powered solely by the energy of the sun. In an effort to realize that dream,
PARIS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate the official unveiling of the Solar Impulse 2, Altran is offering viewers the opportunity
Bertrand Piccard has successfully completed a mock 72-hour flight in the HB-SIB cockpit replica in preparations for the upcoming Solar Impulse World Tour, set to take off in 2015.
The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are busy planning for their upcoming 2015 World Tour and to better prepare for the mission, simulation testing is an important step in the overall process.
A little less than two weeks after the Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg landed safely for a final time on American soil, the duo recently recapped the Across America 2013 mission and take a look at what is on the horizon.
Swiss Pioneers of aviation Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have made history with their successful Across America 2013 project, landing safely at JFK International Airport in New York late Saturday night, July 6.
The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are now preparing for the final flight of their HB-SIA zero-fuel airplane in the Across America 2013 campaign.
The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg completed the next-to-last leg of the Across America 2013 project with a safe landing in Washington DC.
The Solar Impulse is a Swiss made long-range solar-powered aircraft project. It was developed at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The project’s goal is to circle the Earth with a piloted fixed-wing aircraft, powered only by solar energy. Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss aeronaut leads the project who was a co-pilot with Andre Borsch berg a Swiss businessman, in the first balloon to circle the Earth non-stop. The Swiss aircraft is a single-seat monoplane which can stay airborne...
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