Aircraft Completes First Solar-Powered Flight [VIDEO]

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In 2012 a solar aircraft known as HB-SIA will attempt to fly around the world on solar power alone. Today that aircraft’s prototype — commonly referred to as Solar Impulse — completed its inaugural flight in 87 minutes. Wired reports that Solar Impulse reached heights of 4,000 feet above land, its 12,000 solar cells fueling the journey. Today’s landmark solar …

adminAircraft Completes First Solar-Powered Flight [VIDEO]