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On this day: On 25 July 1976, Voyager 1 took a photograph of what appeared to be a humanoid face on the surface of Mars.
Pilot Bertrand Piccard safely landed the Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered plane in Abu Dhabi this evening completing the plane's historic flight around the world using only sunlight for fuel. The trip began in Abu Dhabi on March 9, 2015, and concluded July 25, 2016, making aviation history and proving that solar technology can power just about anything.Videoby Stephen Beacham
We spoke with the Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered plane's pilot, Bertrand Piccard, during the final leg of his trip around the world. The Solar Impulse 2 is is just hours away from making history as the first airplane to fly around the world using only sunlight for fuel.Videoby Stephen Beacham