Thursday, July 8, 2010

Solar-Powered Plane Makes Nighttime Journey

An experimental solar-powered plane completed a 26-hour flight in Switzerland on Thursday, and operated in the dark. The plane, called Solar Impulse, reached an altitude of more than 28,000 feet, making it the highest- and longest-flying solar flight ever, according to this BBC report.

User name: SolarImpulseChannel
Location: Payerne, Switzerland
Date uploaded: July 6
Event date: July 6
Views: 8,056
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