"Solar Impulse 2" landed in Phoenix, Arizona, completing another leg on its trip around the globe. Soon it will cross the Atlantic Ocean.
The solar-powered plane took off on the last ocean crossing leg of its round-the-world flight from New York early on Monday. If things go according to plan, it should arrive in Sevilla, Spain, on Friday.
The experimental aircraft Solar Impulse 2 has landed in Seville after the first-ever fuel-free trans-Atlantic flight. It was the 15th leg of a historic circumnavigation bid.
After nine months of repair work, the aircraft Solar Impulse 2 has taken off to end the first round-the-world flight powered entirely by the sun. DW talked to co-founder and co-pilot André Borschberg about clean energy.
Solar Impulse 2 has completed the latest leg of its round-the-world solar-powered record attempt. A 17-hour flight brought the aircraft to the US east coast.
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