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Solar-Impulse

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Solar Impulse 2 successfully completes maiden voyage

Using only the power of the sun's rays, the souped up lightweight aircraft climbs to nearly 6,000 feet and stays aloft for more than two hours.

By June 2, 2014

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Solar Impulse 2 aims for round-the-world flight

The aircraft's lengthy wings are outfitted with 17,000 solar cells that will power it during a trip around the world next year.

By April 9, 2014

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Solar Impulse 2 set to circle the globe (pictures)

The second-generation solar plane has been redesigned and rebuilt with smarter, lighter, and more efficient materials. Now, the aircraft is ready tackle a flight of global proportions.

8 Images By April 9, 2014

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Solar Impulse ends journey early due to rip in wing

A fabric rip causes the solar-powered plane to complete the last leg of its historic flight three hours earlier than scheduled.

By July 6, 2013

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Solar Impulse soars over Atlantic on last leg of historic flight

As the solar-powered plane nears the end of its coast-to-coast U.S. journey, pilot André Borschberg speaks with CNET about the view from 8,000 feet up.

By July 6, 2013

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Solar Impulse makes flight across America (pictures)

The solar-powered airplane is on a coast-to-coast voyage across the U.S. to promote the viability of clean energy.

29 Images By June 17, 2013

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Solar Impulse flies 957 miles to set world record

The longest leg of the cross-country tour marks a distance record for solar-powered aviation as the slender aircraft touches down in Texas.

By May 23, 2013

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Shine on: Solar Impulse plane begins journey across America

The solar-powered airplane departs California on a tour that will take it across the nation ahead of a globe-circling journey in 2015.

By May 3, 2013

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Solar Impulse set to soar on U.S. tour (pictures)

With a cross-country U.S. tour set to start in May, this solar-powered airplane is out to show what can be done with big thinkers, smart technologies, and a little innovation.

18 Images March 28, 2013

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Eton Rukus Xtreme

Eton is previewing its next-generation rugged Bluetooth speakers at CES. Both have built-in solar panels like their predecessors.

January 5, 2014

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