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Video: Solar plane being prepared for round-the-world flight


A solar-powered plane lifted off from Switzerland on Monday, June 2, for the start of its round-the-world journey. The Solar Impulse 2 is a modified version of the aircraft which Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg piloted across the United States in 2013. This video shows the launch of Solar Impulse 2 from Payerne Airport in Switzerland. Credit: Solar Impulse 2

 

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