Solarimpulse

07.03.15
Solar-powered plane completes five-day journey across the Pacific
07.03.15

Solar-powered plane completes five-day journey across the Pacific

Nagoya to Hawaii in five days, all without using a single drop of fuel

By D. Wollman,   07.03.15
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05.30.15
Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific (update: bad weather)
05.30.15

Solar Impulse begins its sun-powered flight across the Pacific (update: bad weather)

Solar Impulse has already shown the potential for sun-based aviation in its attempt to fly around...

By J. Fingas,   05.30.15
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07.06.13
Solar Impulse ends cross-country US flight slightly early in NY due to torn left wing
07.06.13

Solar Impulse ends cross-country US flight slightly early in NY due to torn left wing

Solar Impulse has successfully hopped its way across the US, completing the final leg of its journ...

By J. Pollicino,   07.06.13
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05.03.13
Solar Impulse sets off on its journey across the US (video)
05.03.13

Solar Impulse sets off on its journey across the US (video)

Early this morning at Moffet Air Field in Mountain View, California, Solar Impulse finally took of...

By M. Gorman,   05.03.13
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03.28.13
Solar Impulse to fly across the US, pilots preparing for a trip around the world in 2015
03.28.13

Solar Impulse to fly across the US, pilots preparing for a trip around the world in 2015

We've been tracking the sun-powered plane known as Solar Impulse for years as it roved hither and...

By M. Gorman,   03.28.13
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06.07.12
Solar Impulse completes transcontinental flight, runs out of complimentary peanuts
06.07.12

Solar Impulse completes transcontinental flight, runs out of complimentary peanuts

The Impulse solar-powered plane has successfully completed its first transcontinental journey. It...

By D. Cooper,   06.07.12
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05.24.12
Solar Impulse takes off for Morocco on first sun-powered transcontinental flight
05.24.12

Solar Impulse takes off for Morocco on first sun-powered transcontinental flight

The sun-powered Solar Impulse plane is gradually working up to a trip around the globe, with the m...

By S. Silbert,   05.24.12
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05.14.11
Solar Impulse completes first solar-powered international flight, Captain Piccard returns to earth
05.14.11

Solar Impulse completes first solar-powered international flight, Captain Piccard returns to earth

We're big fans of charming, ungainly Solar Impulse, and of Captain Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borsc...

By J. Hicks,   05.14.11
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05.13.11
Solar Impulse's first international flight is underway (live)
05.13.11

Solar Impulse's first international flight is underway (live)

We've been following Captain Piccard's Solar Impulse solar-powered airplane for a few years now....

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