Following in the footsteps of the revolutionary solar powered airplane Solar Impulse, the world’s first renewable energy powered boat, the Energy Observer, is planning a historic round-the-world trip in February 2017.
Solar Impulse 2 has just completed their historic journey of being the first aircraft powered solely by solar energy to circle the world after landing in Abu Dhabi.
Ending gloriously with a colorful flight formation from the Spanish Patrulla Águila, Bertrand Piccard landed the Solar Impulse 2 in Seville, Spain at 1:38AM EDT on June 23rd after completing their historic crossing of the Atlantic Ocean.
Solar Impulse 2 has landed at JFK airprt in New York after a flight that lasted just over 5 hours from Legigh Valley, Pennsylvania.
Solar Impulse piloted by André Borschberg softly landed on the warm tarmac at Phoenix Goodyear Airport at 3:55AM UTC, 5:55 CET on May 3rd, 8:55PM MST on May 2nd.
After 9 months having puttheir round-the-world solar flights on hold because of a battery complication during the 5 day/night flight from Nagoya to Hawaii, Solar Impulse team was able to resume their attempt to accomplish…