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Submission + - Solar Impulse Completes First Solar Intercontinental Flight (

An anonymous reader writes: Slashdotters may remember the Solar Impulse — the world's first 100% solar-powered airplane — from last year when it made its public debut. Today the Solar Impulse made news again as it successfully completed the world's first solar-powered intercontinental flight — a pivotal step that paves the way for the plane's first trip around the world in 2014.
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Solar Impulse Completes First Solar Intercontinental Flight

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