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Video: Solar plane starts round-the-world flight


A solar-powered plane lifted off from Switzerland on Monday, June 2, for its inaugural flight. The Solar Impulse 2 is a modified version of the aircraft which Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg piloted across the United States in 2013, and it will reportedly be taken on a round-the-world journey in 2015. This video shows the launch of Solar Impulse 2 from Payerne Airport in Switzerland. Credit: YouTube/Solar Impulse

 

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