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The Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in the Midwestern US state of Ohio as part of its round-the-world journey. The plane's operators want to show the potential of solar energy.
The solar plane is no comparison to the early inventions of aviation pioneers. Solar Impulse 2 does not show the strength of solar power, but the weakness of battery technology, says DW's Fabian Schmidt.
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