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Solar Impulse Flight To Madrid Rescheduled
2012-07-05 14:38:16

The Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have rescheduled the second-to-last-stage flight of their journey home, a journey that has so far taken them more than 2,400 miles and across two continents flying only on the energy of the Sun.

Solar Impulse Team Postpones Flight From Rabat To Madrid
2012-07-02 19:31:24

The flight of the Solar Impulse HB-SIA aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg from Rabat-Sale International Airport in Morocco to Madrid, scheduled for July 3, 2012, has been postponed until further notice due to unexpected strong high and middle altitude winds.

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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