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Solar Impulse Plans Return To Rabat And Journey Home
2012-06-28 12:54:16

The Solar Impulse team will begin the preparations for their return home to Switzerland, with a return flight to Rabat-Sale International Airport planned for Friday, June 29

Second Time's A Charm: Solar Impulse Touches Down In Ouarzazate
2012-06-23 08:41:02

About a week after the Solar Impulse team had to surrender its flight from Rabat-Sale International Airport in Rabat to Ouarzazate, Morocco due to high winds and unbearable turbulence, pilot Andre Borschberg successfully guided the solar-powered aircraft to touchdown in Morocco’s southern region after a 17-hour-plus flight.

Solar Impulse Re-Scheduled For June 21 Liftoff To Ouarzazate
2012-06-20 13:37:01

A week after its failed attempt to fly from Rabat-Sale International Airport to Ouarzazate, Morocco, the Solar Impulse aircraft will make another attempt Thursday June 21 to complete the 16-hour flight, officials said today.

Solar Impulse Does 180, Returns To Rabat
2012-06-14 06:23:59

The Solar Impulse, piloted by project CEO and co-founder Andre Borschberg, made a safe landing at Rabat-Sale International Airport after facing unexpected headwinds and unbearable turbulence during its southern journey to the city of Ouarzazate, Morocco.

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2012-06-12 08:33:44

One week after its arrival in Rabat, Morocco, the ultra-lightweight Solar Impulse aircraft is scheduled to take flight south to Ouarzazate for the first time traveling over a desert-like and mountainous climate, according to the project’s leaders.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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